The Regional Operations Group (ROG), headed by Undersecretary Blesila A. Lantayona, is responsible for the field operations of the DTI in the regions and provinces. It also initiates programs to ensure efficient delivery of business development services, including the formulation and implementation of policies, plans, and projects that can benefit micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
The Offices and their respective Official under ROG are the following:
Domingo R. Tolentino Jr Assistant Secretary
Emma C. Asusano
OIC Director and Assistant Director Bureau of Small and Medium Enterprise Development (BSMED)
Director Negosyo Center-Project Management Unit
Ferdinand T. Aparri
Program Manager Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program
Bureau of Small and Medium Enterprise Development (BSMED)
Initiates and implements programs and projects addressing the specific needs of MSMEs in the areas of technology development and transfer, financing, marketing, and training. The BSMED is mandated to promote and develop MSMEs in the country, and is also tasked to review and formulate policies and strategies geared towards the advancement of MSMEs in the areas of entrepreneurship development, institutional strengthening, and productivity improvement.
Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP)
Supervises a package of micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) development programs and projects intended to aid CARP beneficiaries. Particularly, it assists cooperatives/associations of farmers, landowners, women, and youths, who are capable of managing micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
Small Business Corporation ()
Supports the development of small enterprises by promoting various modes of financing and credit delivery systems.
Juliet P. Lucas
Officer-in-Charge /Regional Director and Assistant Regional Director CAR