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DILG awards best performing LGUs

January 9, 2014 DILG awards best performing LGUs

ILOILO CITY--- The annual awarding of the Search for Excellence in Local Governance or popularly known as the EXCELL Awards of the Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 6 was held last December 19, 2013 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel.  

The EXCELL Awards is a continuing project of DILG Region 6 which recognizes the best managed local governments in the region that demonstrate best practices, achievements and innovations in governance, administration, social services, economic development, environmental management and local legislation. 

The program also aims to advocate for transparency and accountability in governance, positively reinforce good performers, popularize replicable best practices and identify possible interventions to improve the LGU performance. 

In the provincial category, Negros Occidental was declared Best Performing LGU and was also awarded best performing province in Fundamental Governance, Economic Governance and Environmental Governance.  The province of Iloilo was declared champion in Administrative Governance and Social Governance. 

In the city category, Iloilo City was awarded Best Performing LGU and was declared best performing city for its excellence in Administrative Governance, Economic Governance, and Environmental Governance.  San Carlos City, Negros Occidental was declared champion in Fundamental Governance and Social Governance. 

In the municipality category (1st to 3rd class), Kalibo, Aklan was declared Best Performing LGU and was also awarded best performing municipality in Fundamental Governance, Administrative Governance, Social Governance, Economic Governance, and Environmental Governance. 

In the municipality category (4th to 6th class), New Lucena, Iloilo was awarded Best Performing LGU and was also declared best performing municipality in Fundamental Governance, Administrative Governance, Economic Governance, and Environmental Governance.  The municipality of Tubungan, Iloilo was declared champion in Social Governance. 

The DILG also conferred plaques of sustainability to the municipalities of Anilao and Oton, Iloilo.