As part of the advocacy and information campaign on the upcoming barangay assembly day, DILG Pampanga Provincial Director Angelina S. Blanco guested in Talakayan sa CLTV 36, a regular teleradyo hosted by Mr. Perry Pangan and Mr. Boy Santiago, Mr. Albert Lacanlale and Mr. Max Sangil on March 27, 2012.
During the interview, Director Blanco discussed the conduct of the Synchronized Barangay Assembly which will be held on March 31, 2012 as per DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2012-29 issued by SILG Jesse Robredo dated February 10, 2012, wherein all barangays are enjoined to conduct Barangay Assembly for the First Semester.
She further conveyed that the mayors are encouraged to ensure the maximum participation of all barangays in the said undertaking. Likewise, she imparted that through the continuous advocacy, the barangay officials are now more aggressive and participative in the said assembly day as manifested in their eagerness to improve their proficiency and share to their constituents their programs and projects as well as their accomplishments.
Director Blanco informed the televiewers and listeners that Barangay San Miguel of Lubao, Pampanga is chosen as the Pilot Barangay in the Province of Pampanga to report their State of Barangay Governance Report during the said activity wherein Regional and Provincial Directors of National Government Agencies, local government offiicals ,Non-Government Organizations, and Local Media are expected to grace the activity.
According to her, the Punong Barangay will discuss the barangay’s strengths and weaknesses under Governance, Adminstration, Social Services, Economic Development and Environmental Management.
The 30 minute-interview ended with some parting words from PD Blanco: “ Malinis at Tapat na Pamamahala, sa Barangay ang Simula.”