As part of the overall human and social development efforts of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to invest in its people, the Local Government Academy (LGA) recognized the outstanding performance of the DILG personnel and units across regions during the Capacity Development Awards for Catalysts of Excellence (CapDev ACE) Awards Night on December 16, 2016 at the Manila Hotel.
DILG Central Luzon Director Florida M. Dijan, DPA, CESO III bagged the 1st Tatag ng Agila (Capacity Development Leadership Award) in recognition of her outstanding performance and invaluable contribution in advancing the principles of the Department in pursuit of good local governance.
Certificate of Commendations were also given to DILG Region 3 finalists who displayed exceptional efforts in the delivery of capacity development programs, projects and activities: LGOO VI Jose Algy B. Canlas for “Dangal ng Kagawaran”(People’s Choice Award); DILG Pampanga for “Bugkos ng Bayan” (Most Outstanding Province); and the Local Governance Regional Resource Center III (LGRRC III) for “Ugnay ng Mamamayan” (Most Outstanding LGRRC).
The Local Government Academy (LGA) is the country’s leading provider of capacity building services to local government units (LGUs) and to the DILG personnel. Its awards are supported by DILG Circular No. 2001-17 promulgating DILG Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE).