The Province of Aurora held the 1st Quarter Joint Provincial Peace and Order Council, Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council and End Local Communist Armed Conflict Provincial Task Force (PPOC-PADAC-PTF ELCAC) Meeting on March 04, 2020 at the Governor’s Conference Room, Provincial Capitol Baler, Aurora,

During the meeting, Peace and Order Situation; Insurgency Situation; Barangay Drug Clearing Updates; and ELCAC Updates were presented. Peace and Order and Public Safety (POPS) Plan Annual Implementation Plan 2020 in the Province was likewise discussed.

Regular members including Department Heads, Heads of Agencies, LGU Representatives, PNP, BFP, AFP, PDEA, DILG and the accredited Civil Society Organizations in the Province of Aurora participated in the meeting. Likewise, DILG Aurora awarded to the Provincial Government the 2019 National Anti-Drug Abuse Council Performance Award plaque in recognition of its exemplary efforts in the performance of its duties in complementing the national government’s anti-illegal drug campaign and in garnering a score of 95 functionality points during the conduct of the 2018 ADAC Performance Audit.
Certificates of Recognition were also awarded to the LGU Focal Persons for extending their invaluable service in the implementation of Peace and Order and Anti-Drugs and Public Safety Programs.
The 2019 Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council Performance Award was also bestowed to Barangay Wenceslao of Maria Aurora for having the highest score in the Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (BADAC) in the Province during the audit. This is the first time for the provincial level to recognize efforts and award incentives to top performing BADAC.
DILG Aurora Provincial Director Atty. Ofelio A. Tactac, Jr. was also given a Certificate of Appreciation for his contributions as the PPOC-PADAC Head Secretariat for the Aurora Province for more than four years. Atty. Tactac will be reassigned to DILG Nueva Ecija effective April 1, 2020.