BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 17 -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Caraga Region conducted the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) 2016 Operational Guidelines Orientation to the 13 local government unit (LGU) recipients of the PCF last March 9 in one of the convention centers, this city.
Oriented were the primary functionaries in charge of the implementation of the respective PCF projects in the LGU, to wit: the engineers and accountants of the two provinces, two cities, and nine municipalities that were granted access to the incentive fund. Together with them were the corresponding DILG Field personnel and their Cluster leaders and PCF Focal Persons from the DILG Provincial Offices.
Covered in the orientation were the PCF Operational Guidelines as prescribed by DILG Memorandum Circular 2016-167, as well as an overview to the PCF Portal for the Monitoring and Evaluation of the projects.
The PCF is the incentive package accorded to outstanding LGUs that have been conferred the Seal of Good Local Governance. The 13 Caraga SGLG passers in Caraga are: (Provinces) Surigao del Norte and Province of Dinangat Islands; (Cities) Bislig City and Tandag City; and (Municipalities) Carmen of Agusan del Norte, Trento of Agusan del Sur, Loreto of Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte’s Claver, Del Carmen, Mainit, and Malimono, and Surigao del Sur’s Hinatuan and Lanuza. Between them, they have received a total of P41.8 Million to implement their projects that are in line with either: (1) Sustainable Development Goals; (2) Disaster Risk Reduction and Management and Climate Change Adaptation; (3) Local Economic Development; or (4) Ecological Solid Waste Management.
To view the project profiles and status of all PCF projects, visit: pcf.dilg.gov.ph. (Don Manuelo O. Patrimonio, DILG-Caraga/PIA-Caraga)