TAGUM CITY, November 4, 2015 - Two major awards were hauled by the City Government of Tagum under the leadership of Mayor Allan L. Rellon last week which manifests the latter's excellence in employment facilitation services and the effects of the streamlined business permits licensing system, respectively.
For three consecutive years since 2013, the Public Employment Services Office grabbed the 1st place in the Search for Best PESO Office in the country, thereby making it to the pedestal of Hall of Fame Awardees of the said recognition in the country.
Mayor Allan L. Rellon and PESO Manager Rogeneth Llanos received the award from the Department of Labor and Employment during the National PESO Congress held October 26, 2015 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila.
The local chief executed noted that this award will inspire more the local government to sustain the level of excellence espoused by PESO Office.
PESO Tagum's winning edge was its excellent implementation, significant contribution and outstanding accomplishments of DOLE’s employment facilitation programs, as well as extending the office’s services beyond their usual call of duty.
Aside from PESO Tagum, the PESO of University of Mindanao Tagum College was also declared as first placer in the Search for Best School-Based PESO in the same competition.
On the other hand, the City Government of Tagum also made a significant leap in the eGov Awards for Excellence in ICT in Good Governance for Local Government Units as being conferred the second placer in the Government to Business Category (Business Empowerment Award) this year.
The LGU’s entry this year is the streamlined Business Permits and Licensing System, which saw the increase of businesses in the city, among other things.
Said recognition was conferred by the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines in partnership with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Legazpi City, Albay last October 24, 2015.
The eGov Awards is the first and most prestigious recognition to be given by the ICT sector to LGUs with exemplary performance in empowering its Public Customers and Business. It is an annual search for best practices in local government units in utilizing information and communications technology (ICT) to effectively and efficiently deliver its public services directly to its constituents and to its business stakeholders. (Louie Lapat/CIO Tagum)