loilo province again received the highest recognition in the Excellence in Local Governance (EXCELL) Awards of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Office 6. It was conferred the Plaque of Sustainability “for having exemplified commitment in raising the standards for accountability, transparency, and quality service delivery thereby pursuing the ideals of Excellence in Local Governance.”
Awards, Incentives and Accreditation
Acting DILG chief Catalino Cuy, in a letter to Gov. Arthur Defensor dated October 30, said that the Province of Iloilo has "met the upgraded criteria for 2017" of the Seal Good Local Governance (SGLG).
This is the third SGLG of the Province of Iloilo, having won its first in 2015 and its second in 2016.
The Public Employment Service Office (PESO) of Iloilo Province was chosen as Grand Winner in the Regional Search for Best PESO - First Class Province Category conducted by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). The award was given during the 6th Regional Career Advocacy, Employment and Human Resource Congress at Grand Xing Imperial Hotel on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, which was received by Provincial Administrator Raul Banias and PESO chief Francisco Heler, Jr. (2nd and 3rd from right, respectively). Gov.
This was learned from Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) VI regional director Johnson Cañete who informed Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. about the award in a letter dated August 10, 2017.
Mr. Wilfredo "Boy" Homicilliada, private sector co-chair of the Provincial Development Council, shows the plaque bearing the Posthumous Recognition bestowed by Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. to former Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-6 regional director Luis M. Molavin in recognition of his valuable support to the various programs of the province of Iloilo during his time given during the PDC meeting at Casa Real on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. At right is Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO) chief Mario Nillos.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Board Member Demetrio Sonza unveil the marker for the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) obtained by Iloilo province last year. SGLG is given by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to local government units with exemplary performance in different areas of governance. Iloilo province has obtained the SGLG for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016).
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr., Vice Gov. Christine Garin and provincial government department heads rejoice after receiving the Hall of Fame Award in this year's Excellence in Local Governance Awards (EXCELL) from Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) 6 regional director Anthony Nuyda (8th from left) and other DILG executives on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. The province of Iloilo won the Best Performing Province award for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016.
- James Michael U. Young – Grade 11
- Maria Crischen P. Perono – Grade 11
- Elian Roi H. Ledesma – Grade 10
Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. received the Pinoy Icon 2016 Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Awardee for Government Service from the Junior Chamber International (JCI)-Regatta during the commemoration of the 118th anniversary of the declaration of Philippine Independence on June 12, 2016 at SM City Iloilo.
Outstanding provincial government scholars, development partners, and women achievers were honored during the Pasidungog 2016 which is part of the 115th Semana sang Iloilo celebration on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The occasion held at the historic Casa Real, the old Iloilo Provincial Capitol, served as a tribute to the contributions and milestones of distinguished Ilonggos who have given their best for Iloilo province