The Civil Service Commission Regional Office No. 6 (CSCRO6) conducted the Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) Watch in 49 government offices in Western Visayas as of September 30, 2013.
This is in line with the provisions of Republic Act No. 9485 which mandates the Commission to promote and monitor compliance of agencies providing frontline services with the ARTA law and measure the effectiveness of their frontline services.
Members of the ARTA Watch Team in region 6 led by Director IV Rodolfo B. Encajonado regularly conduct spot checks of government agencies. Aside from the ARTA Watch Team, CSC Chairperson Francisco T. Duque III also conducted spot checks of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation Regional Office 6 and the Social Security System Iloilo Branch in Iloilo City on September 12 and 13, respectively.
Ten (10) government offices were subjected to the ARTA Watch in Aklan, six (6) in Antique, eleven (11) in Capiz, thirteen (13) in Iloilo, and nine (9) in Negros Occidental.