DILG con­fers 4th Seal of Good Lo­cal Gov­er­nance to Is­abela LGU

Palawan Daily News - - National - By Mer­l­ito G. Edale, Jr.

CITY OF ILAGAN, Is­abela, (PIA) – The De­part­ment of the In­te­rior & Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment (DILG) con­ferred the Pro­vin­cial Gov­ern­ment of Is­abela its 4th Seal of Good Lo­cal Gov­er­nance (SGLG) since 2015.

Gov­er­nor Faustino G. Dy III, said pass­ing SGLG passer for four years in a row is a proof that the pro­vin­cial gov­ern­ment con­tin­u­ously strive to im­prove the qual­ity of ser­vice to the peo­ple.

“It is a wel­come de­vel­op­ment. This award proves that we truly serve our con­stituents with the high­est stan­dards,” Dy said.

The SGLG is a pro­gram im­ple­mented by the DILG which mea­sures the per­for­mance of LGUs and aims to in­flu­ence good gov­er­nance be­hav­ior and lo­cal de­ci­sion mak­ing, com­ple­ment the Philip­pine de­vel­op­ment plan and up­grade gov­er­nance stan­dards for lo­cal gov­ern­ments to give bet­ter ser­vice to the pub­lic.

For LGUs to pass the SGLG, they should meet the ‘all-in’ per­for­mance in­di­ca­tors of the seven gov­er­nance ar­eas: fi­nan­cial ad­min­is­tra­tion; disaster pre­pared­ness; so­cial pro­tec­tion; peace and order; busi­ness-friend­li­ness and com­pet­i­tive­ness; en­vi­ron­men­tal man­age­ment; and tourism, cul­ture and the arts.

Dy said the Pro­vin­cial Gov­ern­ment of Is­abela will con­tinue pro­vid­ing the best se­vices and pro­grams to every Is­abelino yearly.

Mean­while, the cities of Cauayan, San­ti­ago and Ilagan in­clud­ing the 11 mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties namely Ali­cia, An­gadanan, Ben­ito So­liven, Caba­gan, Delfin Al­bano, Ech­ague, Luna, Naguil­ian, San Mar­i­ano, San Ma­teo and Tu­mauini also passed the 2018 SGLG. (MDCT/MGE / PIA 2-Is­abela)

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