BALANGA CITY, Bataan– Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) recently conferred Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) checks, amounting to P1 million each, to the towns of Pilar under Mayor Alice Pizarro and Bagac under Mayor Ramil del Rosario for winning Seal of Good Housekeeping (SGH).
“The PCF is bestowed to local government units who earlier bagged the Seal of Good Housekeeping (SGH),” DILG Regional Director Florida Dijan explained.
A program pf the DILG, SGH is conferred to those who have excelled in the areas of planning, budgeting, revenue mobilization, financial management, and budget execution, procurement and resource mobilization.
Also, LGU recipients of the said merit have obtained a “no adverse report” from the Commission on Audit, which means that they have complied with all the requirements of the government’s auditing agency.
Dijan added that the PCF, amounting to P7 million for provincial, P3 million for city and P1 million for municipal grantees will be utilized for projects supportive to the attainment of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals such as eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, reduce child mortality and promote gender equality.
Known for its beautiful and white beaches and being the site of the Las Casas hotel and beach resort, Bagac, on the other hand, plans to construct a slaughterhouse that would increase municipal revenues and address pollution woes.