Telecommunication Awareness Workshop Pyinmana Town, Naypyitaw December 14, 2018

 

IGT Workshop : Telecommunication Awareness

– The workshop was to build communications with the communities in the area

– To give information about IGT operations and CSR activities in Myanmar

– To give awareness about telecommunication towers

Location : Township Management Office Hall, Pyinmana Town, Naypyitaw
Local Attendees : Village and Village Track Administrators, Ward Administrators and Township Level Head of Departments
IGT Attendees : Represented by GR & SE, CSR, Roll Out, Legal, Lease and O & M

 

Telecommunication Awareness Workshop in Kalay Town, Sagaing Region on September 1, 2018

 

IGT Workshop : Telecommunication Awareness
The workshop was to build communications with the communities in the area and to give information about IGT operations in Myanmar.
Location : Township Management Office Hall, Kalay Town, Sagaing Region
Local Attendees : 83 persons of Ward, Village and Village Track Administrators and Clerks, GAD Staffs, Township Level Head of Departments
IGT Attendees : Represented by GR & CSR, Roll Out, Legal, Lease and O & M
Other Attendees : Representatives each from Health and Telecommunications Departments gave lectures about Telecom Towers and their point of view.

 

Telecommunication Awareness Workshop Pyinmana, Naypyitaw December 21, 2018

 

IGT Workshop : Telecommunication Awareness
The workshop was to build communications with the communities in the area and to give information about IGT operations in Myanmar.
Location : General Administration Office Assembly Office Hall, Pyinmana Myo, Naypyitaw
Local Attendees : 32 persons of Ward and Village Administrators and Clerks, GAD Staffs and Township Level Head of Departments
IGT Attendees : Represented by GR & CSR, Roll Out, Legal, Lease and O & M departments

 

Telecommunication Awareness Workshop in Pindaya Town, Shan State August 31, 2018

 

IGT Workshop : Telecommunication Awareness
The workshop was to build communications with the communities in the area and to give information about IGT operations in Myanmar.
Location : General Administration Office Assembly Office Hall, Pindaya, Danu Self-Administered Zone
Local Attendees : 106 persons of Ward and Village Administrators and Clerks, GAD Staffs, Township Level Head of Departments
IGT Attendees : Represented by GR & CSR, Roll Out, Legal, Lease and O & M
Other Attendees : Representatives each from Health and Telecommunications Departments gave lectures about Telecom Towers and their point of view.

 

3000 Towers achievement of IGT in Myanmar

 

In the midst of this great achievement of Irrawaddy Green Towers Ltd. having completed 3,000 towers across Myanmar, the management have decided to celebrate this one in a lifetime event with its employees.

Together with its courageous and hard-working men and women who are instrumental and behind in achieving this number, IGT have launched a three (3) day team-building trip in Bagan, Mandalay Region from 10-12 August 2018.

This started from a long journey but enjoyable bus trip of three (3) from Yangon city to Bagan city on eve of 10th Aug 2018.

Enjoying the ambiance of Mandalay Region, IGT team visited in the morning of 11th August the ancient places and tourist spots that Bagan can offer namely; Shwe Si Gone Pagoda, Alotaw Pyae Pagoda, Ananda Pagoda, Htilominlo Pagoda, its Lacquer Factory and Manuha Pagoda.

In the evening of 11th August 2018, management have arranged a sumptuous dinner with its staff. This event was greeted with a heart-warming welcome speech from CEO, where David Thomas Venn has congratulated all IGT staff present at Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort, as well as the rest of all stakeholders that helps meet this great achievement of the company.

On second day, IGT team proceeded to Mount Popa for a nature-loving trip visit before heading backed to Yangon. This celebration ended with a very memorable and lasting experience amongst IGT employees.

 

Board of Directors Site Visit

In September 10-14, 2018 Board of Directors of Irrawaddy Green Towers visited Myanmar and met the management team of the company. After a successful meeting with its management team, the Board of the Directors took the opportunity to visit telecommunication sites in Yangon. The objective of the site visit was to meet the stakeholders on-ground, to assess the performance of IGT assets in terms of compliances to its policies in safety, health, environment and quality aspects, and to get a better understanding of the factors affecting network performances of IGT sites.

The Board of Directors was joined by the CEO- David Thomas Venn, COO- Bassel Ahmad Jamaluddin, and management team from operation & maintenance and power. The Board of Directors have all been briefed on IGT network operation activities, how does it functions and work on-ground. All the observations of the visits were all discussed by the Board of Directors to the entire management team and a corrective action plan was formulated to ensure that the issues are resolved and that the sites are brought up to the IGT specified standard to ensure maximum uptime delivery.

At the end of his visit, the Board of Director has reiterated to the team its core responsibility of ensuring quality and better performance of IGT sites at all times in order to achieve good network service to the community in Myanmar, and this can only be realized thru full ownership, vigilance and TEAMWORK.

Bagan Regional Site Visit

Apart from gracing 3000 towers achievement event with IGT staff, its CEO David Thomas Venn took the opportunity to visit for four sites in Bagan, Mandalay region. The objective was to meet the stakeholders on the ground, to assess the performance of IGT assets in terms of compliances to policies in safety, health, environment and quality aspects, and to get a better understanding of the actual factors affecting network performance.

The CEO was joined by staff from projects, operation & maintenance, power and the O&M vendor who are responsible for these sites. All the observations of the visits were discussed by the CEO and the team and a corrective action plan was formulated with the RM taking responsibility to ensure that the issues are resolved and that the sites are brought up to the IGT specified standard to ensure maximum uptime.

At the end of his visit, CEO has reiterated to the team its core responsibility of ensuring quality and better performance of IGT sites to achieve good network service to the community and this can only be achieved thru vigilance, ownership and TEAMWORK.

IGT Weight Challenge 2018

QHSE launched a widely embraced Health Awareness program thru its weight challenge competition this year in IGT environment. This event were participated by over 50 participants in the company.

The culmination of this most awaited event was celebrated together with IGT’s 3000 Towers achievement in Bagan City, Mandalay at Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort on the eve of 11th August 2018.

This program were graced in the presence of IGT top management team headed by the CEO/ David Thomas Venn, COO/ Bassel Ahmad Jamaluddin and CFO/ Elie El Haddad.

Appreciation is given to top Ten (10) deserving winners on this challenge with a token incentives.

Fire and Earthquake Evacuation Drill 2018

This annual mock drill has been set to be performed in IGT office environment as it is define in our existing emergency procedure. This to ensure awareness for all staff the appropriate response on emergency event. Fire and Earthquake drill had been simulated at the same time this year. Before the drill was executed, information had been sent to personnel providing additional knowledge for the big one.

With the collaboration of ICC building management and all its tenants, said activity was concluded on 15 June 2018.  During the exercise, staff from tenants in the building have participated including 102 personnel from IGT. The event had been carried out successfully without any lost time injury (LTI) in our hand.

IGT Women Empowerment Program (WEP) / Sewing Training

As part of CSR activities for year 2018, IGT has initiated the second sewing training for women at Magyikan Village, in Myaing Township, Magway Region.

The training will be for a period of 2 months effective 14th May to 14th July, 2018.

Details of the Training:

Venue: Cooperative Building, Magyikan Village, Myaing Township
Participant: 32 Women
Trainers: Thirimay WDC (LNGO)
Sponsor: Irrawaddy Green Towers Ltd.

Women, who were interested, and considering to earn their livelihood from this training, were selected.
Details of the opening ceremony:

Date : 14th May, 2018
Attendees: Local authorities of Myaing Town, and IGT Team.

      

Telecommunication Awareness Workshop in Taunggoke Town, Rakhine State on March 31, 2018

IGT Workshop : Telecommunication Awareness
The workshop was to build communications with the communities in the area and to give information about IGT operations in Myanmar.
Location : Township Administration Office, Taunggoke Town, Rakhine State
Local Attendees : 30 persons of village authorities, government department of Administrative, department of City Development Council, department of Health, department of Post and Telecommunication
IGT Attendees : Represented by GR & CSR, Roll Out, Legal, Lease and O & M
Other Attendees : Representatives each from Health and Telecommunications Departments gave lectures about Telecom Towers and their point of view.
End of Workshop: Q & A session was hold to build a dialogue with the participants and as result, representatives from 9 villages requested IGT to build towers and one of village tract administrator asked donation for repair the road connected from one village to another.

 

IGT Women Empowerment Program (WEP) / Sewing Training

 

As part of CSR activities for 2018, IGT has implemented a (2) month sewing training for women from Feb 5 to Apr 5, 2018 in Tedim/ Chin States.

Particulars of the training as follows –

1.       Venue:                                 Community Center, Tedim Town, Chin State

2.       Participant:                         (31) women

3.       Trainers:                              Thirimay WDC in cooperation with IPRD and TGAO of Tedim Township.

Process of this training;

1)      IGT received permission from Chin States Government for this Training.

2)      IGT, in cooperation with the Tedim IPRD and Tedim TGAO selected the participants.

3)      Participants were selected from women who are interested to earn their livelihood from experience gained from this training.

Opening Ceremony;

–          Opening ceremony was held on Feb 6, 2018

–          Local authorities from Tedim and IGT attended the opening ceremony.

–          The training will be concluded on Apr 5, 2018.

 

Women Empowerment Program

Narrative.

As part of CSR Program for “Women Empowerment”- we have launched an opening training for this program by conducting the very first training on 22 January,2018.

The venue of this training is in Myaing town / Magwe Region.

The process of this training  as follows –

  1.  IGT requested permission to Chief Minister of Magwe Region to conduct trainings for women under IGT” Women Empowerment Program”.
  2.  IGT received permission from the Magwe Region Government, with letter signed by Social Minister/on behalf of Chief Minister, to conduct two trainings
  • 22 January for a (5) day training in Food Processing – in Myaing town / Myaing Township / Magwe  Region
  • 29 January for another (5) day training in Smart Climate – in Yae Sa Gyo town / Yae Sa Gyo Township / Magwe Region.
Food Processing Training.
1.  On 22 January, Openning Ceremorny for Food Processing training was implemented.
2.  In this training  (30) women attended lectures and practical work on  various methods of food processing and preservation.
3. Training completed on 26 January and training completion certificates were issued to all the trainees.
Hluttaw Members of the area attended the closing ceremony.
End of Narrative.

Telecommunication Awareness Workshop in Mae Sae Town, Kayah State on October 30, 2017

IGT Workshop : Telecommunication Awareness
The workshop was to build communications with the communities in the area and to give information about IGT operations in Myanmar.
Location : Township Administration Office, Mae Sae Town, Kayah State
Local Attendees : 60 persons of village authorities, government department of Administrative, Forestry, Health, Post and Telecommunication, Fire, Women Association and Red Cross.
IGT Attendees : Represented by GR & CSR, Roll Out, Legal, Lease and O & M
Other Attendees : Representatives each from Health and Telecommunications Departments gave lectures about Telecom Towers and their point of view.
End of Workshop: Q & A session was held to build a dialogue with the participants and as result, representatives from 4 villages requested IGT to build towers.