To continue the local government units’ (LGUs) commitment to the Ease of Doing Business (EODB), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)- Misamis Occidental, in coordination with DILG 10 Regional Office, conducted the Roll-out of the Business Permits and Licensing System/Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy (BPLS/BPCO), and Telecommunication Permit Online Monitoring System (OMS) and Reorientation on the Updating of Citizen’s Charter Incorporating EODB Processes at La Elena Fishyalan Aquapark, Sinacaban, Misamis Occidental.
DILG MisOcc Provincial Director Pablio L. Benitez, Jr, emphasized the importance of the EODB Law to the participants, further highlighting the vital role of each participant in their respective LGUs in the attainment of a corrupt-free government.
“As government employees, it is incumbent upon us to promote integrity, accountability, proper management of public affairs and public property as well as to establish effective practices, aimed at the efficient turnaround of the delivery of government services and the prevention of graft and corruption in government,” said PD Benitez.
Invited resource speakers were Local Government Operations Officer (LGOO) V Rochelle D. Dagang and LGOO II Sharmaine O. Sofocado from the Local Government Capability Development Division (LGCDD) to discuss the guidelines on BPLS, BPCO, and Telecommunication Permit OMS as well as the guidelines on the implementation of the Citizen’s Charter.
Meanwhile, Jozua Jireh B. Lacsento, Database Administrator of the Regional Information and Communication Technology Unit (RICTU), provided a walk-through on the OMS to the participants.
Republic Act No. 11032, also known as The Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Delivery of Government Services Act of 2018, primarily aims to improve efficiency in government service by reducing processing time, eliminating red tape, and curbing corrupt bureaucratic practices in our country. (𝘋𝘐𝘓𝘎 𝘔𝘪𝘴𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘴 𝘖𝘤𝘤𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘭/𝘎. 𝘥𝘦 𝘭𝘰𝘴 𝘈𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘴)