NegOcc regains Best Performing Province title

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL -- The province of Negros Occidental, along with some of the local government units (LGUs) here, bagged some of the major awards during the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-initiated "Pagdayaw or Excell Awards 2018."

Negros Occidental was awarded as the Best Preforming Province in Western Visayas while the local governments of Binalbagan, Bago and San Carlos were champions in the Excellence in Social Governance; Excellence in Economic Governance and Most Innovative Best Practice; and Excellence in Environmental Governance and Excellence in Local Legislation, respectively.

 Both Binalbagan town and Bago City got the recognition as 2nd runner-up for the Best Performing 1st-3rd Class municipality and Best Performing City, respectively.

 Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. received the award for the province together with the Capitol department and office heads.

 The province also obtained the special award for Excellence in Economic Governance and Excellence in Environmental Governance, and 2nd placer in the Excellence in Local Legislation.

 The province received P20,000 cash while P10,000 for each of the championship special award.

 The Province of Capiz came in second while the Province of Antique came in third for the Best Performing Province category.

 Pagdayaw or the Excell Awards 2018 is an annual tradition to recognize the commendable performance and novelty of the local government units and the DILG personnel towards excellence in local governance.

 LGUs showcasing achievements in Administrative Governance, Social Governance, Economic Governance, Environmental Governance, and Local Legislation are recognized every year. (LTP/EAD-PIA6 Negros Occidental)

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