Nabunturan, Compostela Valley – The local government of Nabunturan successfully underwent the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) Assessment conducted by Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Davao Oriental and representative from Civil Society Organization (CSO) on June 6, 2017.
As stated in DILG Memorandum Circular 2017-53, “it is a progressive assessment system adopted by the Department to give distinction to remarkable local government performances.”
LGUs will need to pass four core areas: Financial Administration, Disaster Preparedness, Social Protection, and Peace and Order; and at least one essential area: Business-friendliness and Competitiveness, Environmental Protection or Tourism, Culture and the Arts.
Moreover, SGLG 2017 awardees will be able to access the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) to finance local development initiatives.
Mayor Chelita C. Amatong, together with LGU department heads, attended an SGLG Orientation conducted by DILG Compostela Valley prior to the assessment. Marga Melendres/TIS