RD Florida M. Dijan as she welcomes the participants and gives her message.

   DILG R3, under the stewardship of RD Florida M. Dijan, in partnership with DOST-PAGASA, HLURB3, DENR-MGB3 and OCD3, conducted a Seminar-Workshop on the Formulation Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) for Olongapo City and the Twelve (12) Component Cities of the region onDecember 10-12, 2013 at the Oxford Hotel, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga.  The activity was participated in by City Planning and Development Officers; City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officers; City Zoning/Building Officer; City Local Government Operations Officer and the Provincial Health Office and Provincial Agricultural Office of the provinces of Bataan; Bulacan; Nueva Ecija; Pampanga; and Tarlac.

USEC Bimbo Fernandez states the provisions of the LG Code and UDHA Act aimed to give safe, decent and affordable housing to the beneficiaries   DILG Region III in partnership with the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC), facilitates the conduct of Seminar-Workshop on the Development of Local Shelter Plan (LSP) for the LGUs of Bulacan and Pampanga on December 3-9, 2013 at the Royal Hotel, Angeles City.   Participants were different department heads from Doña Remedios Trinidad, Calumpit, from Bulacan&Apalit, Arayat, Magalang, Lubao from Pampanga.


    DILG Region 3 hosted the Department’s Program Assessment conducted by Finance and Management Service and Planning Service, Central Office on December 2-5, 2013 at Oxford Hotel, Clarkfield, Pampanga.  It was attended by Regional Directors, Bureau Directors, Regional Budget Officers, Regional Accountants, Project Development and Monitoring Unit (PDMU) Heads, and Regional Planning Officers department wide.

(left photo) Dr. Bobby Pagulayan discusses the RSP. (right photo) ARD Abraham Pascua delivers his welcome message  DILG Region 3 conducted the 2013 Business Permit and Licensing System (BPLS) Assessment cum Introduction to Regulatory Simplification   Project (RSP) on November 28-29, 2013 at Royal Hotel, Angeles City. The activity was participated in by the Region’s City Business Permit and Licensing Officers (BPLOs), DTI and DILG BPLS Provincial Key Personnel.
The main objective of the activity is to assess the implementation of BPLS in the Region, introduce RSP to the cities and come up with the RSP diagnosis.

Participants doing hands-on exercises on Google Drive and LGU Database System    In line with the Department’s program outcome to strengthen internal governance in terms of Communication Systems Development and LGU Database Development, DILG R-3 initiated a One-Day Orientation and Hands-on Training on Google Cloud Computing and LGU Database System on November 19, 2013 at DILG R-3, Local Governance Regional Resource Center, City of San Fernando, Pampanga.  It was participated in by designated Provincial/City Information Technology (IT) staff regionwide and Regional Program Focal Persons from the 3 divisions.


     The Central Luzon Local Resource Institutes (LRIs) participated in the Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS) training conducted by the Bureau of Local Government Supervision (BLGS) on November 21-22, 2013 at Hotel Rembrandt, Quezon City.    

   The training, attended by all key personnel of LRIs from Regions 1, 3, 4B & CAR including the DILG focal persons aims to capacitate key personnel from the LRIs who shall lead the implementation of the surveys at the local level and the Regional Office representatives who shall monitor and evaluate the project implementation.