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SILG Mel Senen Sarmiento poses a challenge to Local officials in his message during the turn- over of 34 patrol jeeps at Isabela Police Provincial Office, City of Ilagan

-LGOO V Ive Saludez

“Pakiusap ko sa inyo‘y ang inyong kooperasyon. Each of us should be a part of the whole of the nation where everyone helps in attaining our desire for inclusive growth”.- SILG Mel Senen Sarmiento


By Vincent G. Dela Rosa, LGOO III/PIO/October 12, 2015


CAUAYAN CITY – The lady-president of a civil society organization (CSO) based in this city is excited to be involved soon in the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of projects funded under the national government’s Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) program with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) as the lead facilitating agency.

By LGOO II Blessing Grace V. Ganitano


150 members coming from different Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), mostly members of the Local Poverty Reduction Action Team (LPRAT) of the local government units of Nueva Vizcaya, are now prepared to monitor and evaluate projects implemented under the Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) program after undergoing a roll-out training on BuB Citizen’s Monitoring and Evaluation Scheme on September 29-October 2, 2015 at Highlander Hotel, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya.

By LGOO II Blessing Grace V. Ganitano



For years, the residents of barangay Maddiangat, Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya had to rely on deep well as their primary source of water supply in their community. But with the SALINTUBIG (Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig Para sa Lahat) program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), about 400 households in barangay Maddiangat are now connected to a water system thus providing safe and potable water to residents previously left behind by development.

by: LGOO V Ive B. Saludez

14 out of 98 LGUs in region 02 passed the 2014 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) assessment. These LGUs pass all the core assessment areas, namely Good Financial Housekeeping, Disaster Preparedness and Social Protection and at least one of the essential areas: Peace and Order, Environmental Management and Business Friendliness and Competitiveness.

“98 LGUs in the region accepted the challenge of raising the bar of local governance, however, only 14 LGUs made it. From SGLG assessment phase up to now, there has been a show of convergence of the public and private sectors, thus worthy to hold a gathering for our partners, the LGUs and the CSOs”, OIC RD Marlo Iringan emphasized in one of the conferences with the CSOs and Regional Team.

by LGOO V Ive B. Saludez
Tuguegarao City- 20 LGUs attended the Monday Convocation of the Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office 02(DILG RO2) on July 13, 2015 to receive their respective checks for the implementation of projects under Bottom Up Budgeting (BuB), and Performance Challenge Fund (PCF).
A total of Php44 Million is distributed to the following LGUs for their respective projects:

Guests 1
Registered Users 3