DILG was introduced to provide a greater challenge to the LGUs to continue their good governance practices and provide better services.
The central office of the Department of the Interior and Local Government grants SGLG
annually to efficiently managed LGUs with exemplary community programs.
There were 448 LGUs that achieved good governance standards of the SGLG
this year compared to only 306 last year.
is an annual conferment to LGUs that adheres to performance criteria in areas of good financial housekeeping, disaster preparedness, social protection, business-friendliness and competitiveness, environmental management, peace and order and public safety, according to Pastor.
Lousella Lucino in a radio interview said the awardees will be honored with an SGLG
glass marker from the DILG while various amounts of monetary rewards will also be given to the different localities.
Aside from the eight towns, Roxas also awarded the SGLG
to the Cebu Province under the provincial category.
The regional assessment team evaluated the voluminous documents covering all the indicators prescribed for SGLG
aims to instill the integrity and good performance of local government units (LGUs) through continuing government reform and sustained local development.
is pursuant to the provisions of Republic Act 716 or the Local Government Code of 1991.
Getting the SGLG
means that the LGUs in the list have moved notches higher in terms of the standards of performance and public service set under the SGH program.
Secretary Noor Hafizullah Abdullah of the ARMM's Interior and Local Government said that the 25 LGUs are potential passers for this years SGLG
She explained that the DILG is giving cash grants to recipients of the SGLG
award -- P3 million to municipal LGUs, P5 million to City LGUs and P7 million to provincial LGUs.