SAN PABLO CITY, Laguna - The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) headed by Officer-in-Charge for Local Government Operations Officer V, Marciana S. Brosas will conduct the Barangay Newly Elected Official Program for newly elected officials.
With the theme “Laying the Foundation for Grassroots Renewal and Empowerment for Accountable and Transparent Barangays or “Great Barangays,” the program aims to ensure capacity development programs of the DILG through the Local Government Academy (LGA) to enhance the barangay officials’ performance of their respective duties as mandated.
According to Brosas, the conduct of BNEO is significant to the country’s celebration of its 20th year of Local Autonomy to promote orientation program by leaping on board “Biyaheng Pinoy.” Biyaheng Pinoy employs the Balangay as a vessel that would move a barangay officials’ honest administration towards “Bayang Maunlad” thus recognizing its theme “Tapat na Palakad, Bayang Maunlad.”
Brosas also added that BNEO programs aims to tackle four major components, namely: Ensuing Smooth Transition wherein smooth and orderly turn-over falls under; Laying the Foundation where it is expected to create Barangay Agenda for Governance and Development; Enhancement of the capacity of newly elected barangay officials in building partnership, collaboration and alliance with various stakeholders within the barangay level through Citizenship Building; and Sharpening the Saw which concentrates on result-based planning and budgeting system, local revenue enhancement, local legislation, solid waste management, disaster risk reduction and management and peace and order and public safety. (CIO-San Pablo City/PIA-Laguna)