By Rey Anthony Chiu/PIA-Bohol | 07:20 PM September 17, 2021
Three Bohol nominees to the Regional 2021 Search for Outstanding Government Workers in Central Visayas passed through the rigorous screening and would bring Bohol’s pride to the national semi-finals and possibly the Presidential Citation in this year’s Civil Service Anniversary.
Of the 15 nominees which reached the regional screening, three have been shortlisted, said Civil Service Commission (CSC) Bohol Provincial Director Alice May Parcon, during the recent Kapihan sa PIA to commemorate the country’s 121st CS Anniversary.
The annual search forms part of CSC’s Honor Awards Program (HAP), the highest and most coveted recognition given by the government to individuals or group who have excelled or shown utmost dedication and commitment to public service.
The three award categories under the Search are the Presidential Lingkod Bayan, Outstanding Public Officials and Employees or the Dangal ng Bayan, and the CSC Pagasa.
This year, Bohol nominated to the regional Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award, which can be conferred to an individual or a group, is a group from Bohol Island State University (BISU) in Candijay Campus.
The group, called Tagabaryo of BISU Candijay is nominated for their exceptional and extraordinary contribution their group has rendered in a service which has national impact.
On the other hand, for Dangal ng Bayan or the Outstanding Public Officials and Employees Award, Mayor Dave Duallo of Buenavista town is a regional nominee who has barded into the national semi-finals.
Mayor Duallo served as an inspiration to co-workers in the government by diligently performing his tasks in public service which is consistent with the 8 norms of conduct for civil servants under Republic Act 6713.
The Buenavista town mayor observed commitment to public interest, professionalism, justice and sincerity, political neutrality, is responsive to the public, displays rare nationalism and patriotism, commitment to democracy and austere living, explains CSC PD Parcon. .
Dangal ng Bayan can be conferred regardless of education and position, as long as the nominee performs in strict adherence to the norms of conduct which positively influences others to display ethics in the discharge of official duties.
On the other hand, a CSC Pag-Asa Award nominee from Tagbilaran City has sifted through the regional screening committee into the national semi-finals, PD Parcon continued.
The CSC Pag-asa regional award which can be conferred to an individual or group for exceptional or extraordinary contributions that may have nationwide impact, is given to Tagbilaran City Health Office comprised of the team led by Dr Jeia Pondoc and health office employees.
The CSC Pagasa Award is given to individuals or group of individuals for outstanding contributions that directly benefit more than one department of the government. (rahc/PIA-7/Bohol)