Region 2's compliance to full disclosure policy increases

  • February 17, 2017
  • Oliver T. Baccay

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Feb. 17 (PIA) - - More local government units in Region 2 have complied with the government-initiated Full Disclosure Policy (FDP) from 2012 to 2016, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) here said.


Mary Anne Darauay, NEDA regional director, said LGUs’ compliance on the sourcing and disposition of their local budgets and finances and transparency in the conduct of their financial transactions, including bids and public offerings increased from 73 percent in 2012 to 96.30 percent in 2016.


She said almost all of the LGUs in the region have posted in websites the summary of its revenues collected and funds received, disbursed, and appropriated; procurement related documents; and status and use of funds and projects.


“This made the region achieved a high level of transparency rate for the past four years,”Darauay said.


Darauay said the LGUs also registered a very high development of 96.3% in 2016 as compared to 16% in 2012 on the establishment of operational websites for posting of financial status.


She said the regional government line agencies and the Government Owned and Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) both sustained its 100% compliance status from 2012 to 2016, while State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) improved from 40% in 2012 to 100% in 2016.


Darauay said LGUs’ compliance to the full disclosure policy is very significant in the attainment of the public trust and confidence in local governance and other public institutions. (ALM/OTB/PIA-2 Cagayan)


Other News

Valenzuela wins second E-Readiness award
  • July 21, 2017
VALENZUELA CITY, July 21 (PIA)—The City Government of Valenzuela received its second bags this year's e-Readiness Leadership Award during the Electronic Business Permits and Licensing Summit held at the Novotel Manila in Quezon City, July 18, 2017. The award recognizes local chief executives who are pioneering the adoption and strategic use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to enhance their delivery of government services, improve revenue/tax collection efforts, improve business permits application and renewal processes, and to promote transparency in government o...Read more
DSWD, other 'Task Force Bangon Marawi' members intensify preps for Marawi rehab
  • July 20, 2017
MANILA, July 20 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to strengthen its coordination with other members of the ‘Task Force Bangon Marawi’ to intensify preparations for recovery and rehabilitation of Marawi City, where government forces continue to battle the Maute terror group.   Task Force Bangon Marawi is the government’s inter-agency task force for the recovery, reconstruction, and rehabilitation of Marawi City and other localities affected by the ongoing armed conflict in Lanao Del Sur. It was created by President Rodrigo R. Duterte under Admini...Read more
Over 1M benefit from OSSCO
  • July 20, 2017
MANILA, July 20 -- Government frontline services were made accessible to more than one million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the first year of the Duterte administration, as the labor department managed to put up One-Stop-Service Centers nationwide.   Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the over one million OFWs were served and benefited from efficient and speedy delivery of various government services brought by OSSCO after it was launched last August.   “We established 17 One-Stop-Service Centers all over the country to reduce the expenses of OFWs as the services or...Read more
WV crime volume dips by 8.5%
  • July 20, 2017
ILOILO CITY, July 19 (PIA6) ---  The Police Regional Office (PRO)-6 reported that crime volume in Western Visayas decreased by 8.5 percent. Data from the PRO-6 Crime Information, Reporting and Analysis System (CIRAS) showed that 36,690 crime incidents were recorded for the period July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. This figure is lower by 3,410 incidents or a drop of 8.5 percent as compared to the 40,100 crime incidents registered from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. PRO-6 data also showed there was a significant decrease of index crimes with 8,582 recorded incidents which is 21.02 per...Read more