Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII personnel participate in the public consultation conducted by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on the guidelines implementing the provisions of RA 11312 (An Act Strengthening the Magna Carta for Scientists, Engineers, Researchers and other Science and Technology Personnel in the Government, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 8439) today, February 12 at Davao City.

 The said consultation discussed amendments on Honorarium, Certification of Non-DOST S&T Personnel and Hiring of Retired Scientist and Technical Personnel pursuant to sections 7, 8 and 16 of RA 11312.

Under RA 11312, the government should ensure that science and technology personnel shall be given fair compensation. Retired scientists and technical workers should also be financially settled in their retirement.