Republic Act No. 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018 is an act that aims to streamline the current systems and procedures of government services. It is the landmark law of the Duterte administration that addresses priority number 3 of its 0+10 Point Socio-economic Agenda. This particular agenda pertains to improving the competitiveness of and ease of doing business in the Philippines. Signed into law on 28 May 2018, the law effectively amends Republic Act 9485 or the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007.
The strengthened version of the law is poised to facilitate prompt actions or resolution of all government transactions with efficiency. It applies to all government offices and agencies in the Executive Department including local government units (LGUs), government-owned or -controlled corporations, and other government instrumentalities, located in the Philippines or abroad, that provide services covering business-related and non-business transactions as defined in the IRR.
Strengthening Initiatives for Balanced Growth and Opportunities at the Localities (SIBOL)
The Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG), being a progressive assessment system that gives distinction to remarkable local government performance across several areas, highlights integrity and good performance to institutionalize local governance reforms in the continuing pursuit for meaningful local autonomy and development.
Seal of Good Local Governance for Barangay
The Seal of Good Local Governance for Barangay (SGLGB) is a progressive performance assessment and recognition system that aims to give distinction to barangays with remarkable performance across various governance areas. It also intends to encourage barangays to continuously progress in delivering efficient, equitable and quality public services. It puts primacy to integrity and good performance as pillars of meaningful local autonomy and development.
SGLGB IEC poster
Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLGIF) Incentive Fund
A program that complements the SGLG, the PCF is seen to help LGUs in the implementation of local development projects. Monitoring, reporting and documentation of PCF Projects are done by DILG-Central Luzon personnel to ensure the completion and adherence to pertinent laws of PCF projects.
The LTIA is an annual search which recognizes the outstanding lupong tagapamayapa that adequately demonstrates the ability to judiciously and expeditiously resolve cases referred to them and demonstrate exemplary performance and commendable contribution in the promotion and implementation of the Katarungang Pambarangay (KP).
In addition, the Department, through the Information Systems and Technology Management Service (ISTMS), in coordination with the Bureau of Local Government Development (BLGD), developed the LTIA Information System (IS). The LTIA-IS is a web-based application that facilitates the encoding, assessment, ranking, and selection of LTIA awardees. Through the system, it is expected that the assessment of qualified Lupong Tagapamayapa will be made more accessible. It is accessible for DILG authorized users through the DILG intranet.
Support to Local Governmance Program (SLGP) (Formerly Support to Assistance to Disadvantaged Municipalities [ADM] Program) The SLGP of the DILG seeks to equally assist all muncipalities in having access to basic facilities through needs-based approach by strengthening the Local Development Councils (LDCs) in becoming more capable partners in national development and strengthening of LGU abilities to deliver basic services. It shall provide a revitalized thrust to government's efforts to contribute to the realization of a responsive national priorities and budget. Through the LDCs, LGUs engage civil scoeity organizations and people's organizations in the selection and monitoring of projects in their muncipality. This supports Goal 16 by promoting responsive, inclusive, participatory, and representative decision-making at all levels.
Civil Society Organization-Peoples' Participation Partnership Program (CSO-PPP)
Bantay Korapsyon (BK)
The DILG launched the "Bantay- Korapsyon Program" on October 3, 2018, which aims to intensify the battle against corruption across the country. It was created to take the lead in all anti-corruption efforts and activities of the Department.
Bantay-Korapsyon is a flagship program of the department that encourages the involvement and participation of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and various stakeholders in the fight against corruption in local government units (LGUs) and DILG's attached agencies, including the Philippine National Police (PNP), National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Local Government Academy (LGA), and Philippine Public Safety College (PPSC).
The BK Program aims to reinforce the culture of integrity and strengthen people's trust in local government units through mobilizing citizens and communities to emerge as a potent force in keeping watch over LGUs and as partners in corruption-proofing local governance.
The Full Disclosure Policy was created by DILG Memorandum Circular 2010-83 dated August 31, 2010, as amended, which requires local governments to fully disclose their particular financial documents to inform their constituents on how the local budget is managed, disbursed and used in at least three (3) conspicuous places and in the LGU website and in print media in the community or general circulation.
It promote honest, transparent and orderly management of public funds the allocated funds for development projects in their localities, and to curtail the corruption among local government units. With the help of the Philippines Development Forum, to some LGUs failed to comply, the Full Disclosure Policy Portal was developed in year 2012 which serves an online repository that help LGUs to upload their financial documents as required by the FDP.
Child-Friendly Local Governance Audit (CFLGA)
A mandatory audit chaired by the DILG in support to the country's commitments to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
Manila Bay Clean Up, Rehabilitation and Preservation Program (MBCRPP)
Manila Bay Clean Up, Rehabilitation and Preservation Program (MBCRPP)
The program is in line with the Supreme Court Mandamus for the clean-up and preservation the Manila Bay. As one of the national government agencies tasked to rehabilitate Manila Bay, DILG has provided capacity development interventions for LGUs to ensure compliance to the continuing Supreme Court Mandamus.
Barangay Environmental Compliance Audit (BECA)
Barangay Environmental Compliance Audit (BECA) is an annual assessment that measures the level of compliance of all barangays in Region III with regard to the implementation of Republic Act No. 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 20001. The audit aims to assess the compliance of Barangays to pertinent provisions of Republic Act No. 9003234. It is an initiative under the Manila Bay Clean-up, Preservation and Rehabilitation Program that grants economic incentives and assesses the compliance of barangays to the pertinent provisions of Republic Act 90033
“Tamang Paghahanda, Tamang Aksyon”,
Operation Listo aims to build or strengthen awareness among Local Government Units (LGUs) on the preparations before, operations during, and the series of actions to be administered after a disaster afflicts a municipality or city.
Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP)
E-CLIP is a complete package of financial assistance from the national government to former rebels. To improve the quality procedures and timelines in the settlement of claims, the processing of DILG-Administered Packages of Assistance is now shifted ONLINE through the E-CLIP Information System (E-CLIP IS). It is a customizable database system designed to methodically collect, store, track, manage, interpret and utilize data on former rebels and receiving unit given the localized, customized, efficient, collaborative, and holistic approach taken in the implementation of E-CLIP. It is a module that can be accessed through the DILG Intranet by authorized DILG users. (intranet.dilg.gov.ph)
DILG - Philippine Anti-Illegal Drug Strategy (DILG-PADS)
The Philippine Anti-Illegal Drugs Strategy (PADS) has been developed as a blueprint of the government's strategies and programs in addressing the country's drug use problem. It is aligned with the President's priorities and is anchored on the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 sub-goal of ensuring security, public order and safety which indicates that the national anti-illegal drugs strategy includes suppressing the flow of illegal drugs supply through sustained law enforcement operations and reducing consumer demand for drugs and other substances through drug rehabilitation and massive preventive education and awareness programs.