Members of the Civil Service Commission Region 6 Multi-Sectoral Advisory Council (CSC- RMSAC) gather on September 30, 2014 at the West Visayas State University in Iloilo City for their quarterly meeting. RMSAC Chairperson Dr. Luis M. Sorolla Jr. (second from right), who is also the President of the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC), presided the meeting. The agenda covered the latest issuances of the CSC as well as updates on the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary, CSC Computerized Examination (COMEX)), and Anti-Red Tape Act Report Card Survey (ARTA RCS). Director IV Rodolfo B. Encajonado (center) and Director III Raymund F. Gonzales (third from left) were also present during the meeting.
The Civil Service Commission Regional Office No. 6 (CSCRO6) supports the celebration of the National Statistics Month (NSM) this October.
Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 647 signed by then President Corazon C. Aquino on September 20, 1990, the month of October will be the National Statistics Month.
In the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Memorandum Circular No. 01-14, this year’s theme is “NSM at 25 and Beyond: Solid and Responsive Philippine Statistical System in Support of Globalization and Regional Economic Integration.”
The observance of the said event aims to promote, enhance, and instill nationwide awareness and appreciation of the importance and value of statistics to the different sectors of society and elicit the cooperation and support of the public in upgrading the quality and standards of statistics in the country.
In line with the activity, the PSA requests participating agencies to display the NSM streamer in their building facade throughout the month of October. Activities in support of the event such as symposia, workshops, orientation seminars, exhibits, slide shows, and publication of statistical reports, indicators, and other relevant information may also be undertaken.
For more information on the NSM, please visit the PSA website http://www.psa.gov.ph.
The Civil Service Commission Regional Office No. 6 held the Recognition Rites for Regional Winners of the 2014 Honor Awards Program (HAP) on September 4, 2014 at the SM City Activity Center, Iloilo City.
This year, 6 out of 37 nominees from Western Visayas were chosen as semi-finalists in the HAP which is an annual Search for Outstanding Public Officials and Employees covering three categories: (1) CSC Pagasa, (2) Dangal ng Bayan, and (3) Presidential Lingkod Bayan awards. Pursuant to CSC Resolution No. 1302208 promulgated on September 24, 2013, HAP semi-finalists are automatically considered as regional winners.
This year’s regional winners are as follows: (1) Ms. Concepcion T. Tababa, Division Coordinator- Alternative Learning System, Department of Education Division of Iloilo (CSC Pagasa); (2) Ms. Maricel M. Bechayda, Local Government Operations Officer VI, Department of the Interior and Local Government Aklan Provincial Office (CSC Pagasa); (3) SPO3 Rhia B. Sotomil, Pavia Municipal Police Station (Dangal ng Bayan); (4) Ms. Alicia B. Rebuelta, Agricultural Technologist, Municipal Government of Kalibo, Aklan (Dangal ng Bayan); (5) Regional Director Ma. Janet C. Mesa, Philippine Information Agency Region 6 (Dangal ng Bayan); and (6) Supt. Gilbert D. Peremne, Regional Chief of Staff, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Region 6 (Presidential Lingkod Bayan).
CSC Commissioner Nieves L. Osorio graced the awarding ceremony. In her speech, the CSC Commissioner lauded the HAP regional winners for their outstanding performance, contribution, and consistent manifestation of exemplary ethical behavior.
Commissioner Osorio, assisted by Director IV Rodolfo B. Encajonado and Director III Raymund F. Gonzales, gave the Certificate of Recognition to the HAP regional winners. The awardees also received a cash reward of P20,000 each.
The Recognition Rites is one of the highlights of the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary celebration in region 6 with the theme “Tapat na Serbisyo Alay Ko, Dahil Lingkod Bayani Ako,” which celebrates heroism in public service.
Aside from the Recognition Rites of the 2014 HAP Regional Winners, the CSCRO6 also organized “Government Express at the Mall,” which ran from September 1-5, 2014 at SM City Iloilo. Around 29 government offices, including the CSC RO6 and the Regional Association of Government Retirees, Inc. joined the service fair. Participating agencies provided frontline services and served as an action and information center to the public.
The CSCRO6 capped the anniversary celebration with its own version of the R.A.C.E. To Serve IV Fun Run on September 6, 20014, 5AM, in Iloilo City.
Around 2,500 registered runners from the private and government sectors assemble in front of SM City Iloilo in Mandurriao, Iloilo City for the R.A.C.E. to Serve IV Fun Run on September 6, 2014. The activity, which is spearheaded by the Civil Service Commission Regional Office No. 6, is one of the highlights of the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary celebration. Proceeds of the Fun Run will go to the Pondong Pamanang Lingkod Bayan for the benefit of families of civil servants who risked their lives and died while performing their duties.
Bayanihan spirit at work. Employees of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology RO6 join the R.A.C.E. to Serve IV Fun Run in Iloilo City. The BJMP team started and ended their run as a group, showcasing the spirit of bayanihan and teamwork.
As part of the 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary celebration, the Civil Service Commission Regional Office No. 6 will hold Government Express at the Mall on September 1-5, 2014 at SM City Iloilo, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.
The said activity will provide a one-stop shop of frontline services, action, and information center where participating government agencies can promote their programs and projects.
As one of the participating agencies, the CSC RO6 will accept applications for the October 26, 2014 Career Service Examination- Paper and Pencil Test (Professional and Subprofessional levels) during mall hours.
Interested applicants may view the admission and application requirements at http://www.csc.gov.ph.