“ A well-constructed road network is an indicator of an improved community. This simple yet powerful belief is the same principle why there is a need for a revision, in order to suit to the needs of our clientele”, OIC Assistant Regional Director shared to the participants of the Regional Consultative Meeting on the Revised Special Local Roads Fund Guidelines on May 19, 2015 at Ivory Hotel, Tuguegarao City.

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By LGOO V Jennifer Baguisi

First in the Region. The Municipality of Echague, Isabela launched its Express Lane for New Business under the Regulatory Simplification for Local Governments (RS4LGs) program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) last March 17, 2015 at the Office of the BPLO, Municipal Hall, Echague, Isabela.

by LGOO V Elsbeth T. Maralli

The DILG, as the Vice-Chair for Disaster Preparedness, has done a great deal in ensuring that the Local Government Units are disaster-resilient and climate change adaptive. These efforts are manifested through the capacity-building interventions, Information and Education Campaigns and skills enhancements.


Seventeen (17) LGUs of the Province of Cagayan were provided with training on the Formulation of the Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) held at the JAPI Hotel, Cauayan City, Isabela on March 16-18, 2015 and March 17-21, 2015.  The two (2)  schools of the training were attended by the Municipal Planning and Development Officers (MPDOs), Municipal Agriculturists (MAOs), Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officers (MENROs), Local Disaster Risk Reduction Officers (LDRRMOs) and the Municipal Local Government Operations Officers (MLGOOs).

by: LGOO V Ive B. Saludez

“Ang ganda ng mga proyekto ng DILG, nakikita namin ang impact nito sa komunidad”, this is one of the comments of the CSO-partners of DILG RO2 during the budget consultation held last March 19, 2015 at DILG Conference hall, Carig, Tuguegrao City.

DILG RO2’s CSO-partners PROCESS Luzon, Phil. Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) and Son-shine Radio actively participated in the budget consultation for FY 2016. Also presented during the budget consultation were the accomplishments for CY 2014 and the targets for the current year.

In an open forum, the CSO representatives expressed their appreciation to the invitation and were further motivated to do their duties as partners as they witnessed the projects implemented by the department through the Bottom Up Budgeting (BuB) and SALINTUBIG.

OIC RD Iringan initiated to tour the CSO partners to the completed projects on BuB Water in Cabagan, Isabela and BuB Local Access in San Manuel, Isabela prior to the budget consultation for the CSOs to have a glimpse of the implementation of the projects of the department under the BuB.  

In pursuance with the program of the government relative to the continuous observance of economy measures considering its meager fund to support office operations, the Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office 02 (DILG RO2) always ensures prudent utilization of its financial resources. Measures for such would include activities that could be possibly carried out at the same time instead of conducting them one at a time. Hence, a program hitting to achieve a number of objectives was conducted:

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