The awarding is an annual undertaking of the CSC that recognizes government officials and employees who have displayed outstanding work performances.
The conferment of honor awards aims to motivate or inspire government employees to improve the quality of their performance and in-still deeper involvement in public service, CSC regional director Nelson Sarmiento said.
The awardees of Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Re-source Management Maturity Level II were the municipal governments of Sta. Maria in Bula-can, Plaridel Water District of Bulacan, and the city government of Balanga.
Also cited were Baliwag Water District general manager Artemio Baylosis for individual category and the Synergist from the municipal government of Bulacan for group category which also qualified as semi-finalists to the CSC Pag-asa Award.
Garnering an excellent rating in the 2015 Anti-Red Tape Act Report Card Survey were the city government of Olongapo and Philippine Health Insurance Corp. Local Health Insurance Offices in Iba, Zambales; Balanga City; Olon-gapo City; Cabanatuan City; Sta. Maria, Bula-can; Malolos City; and City of San Fernando as well as its Express Offices in Nueva Ecija, Mar-quee Mall, Angles City, and Pampanga Busi-ness Center.
Included were the offices of the Land Trans-portation Office namely the Nueva Ecija Licensing Center, Baloc District Office in Nueva Ecija, Capas Extension Office in Tarlac, Sta. Maria Extension Office in Bulacan, Balanga Extension Office in Bataan, San Fernando District Office in Pampanga, and the Angeles District Office.
The awardees from the Bureau of Internal Revenue were the Revenue District Offices in North Nueva Ecija, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, North Pampanga, South Pampanga and Paniqui in Tarlac.
Also receiving the same award were the Land Registration Authority offices in San Jose City, Angeles City, and Tarlac City and the Philippine Statistics Authority Office in Bulacan.
All branches of Home Development Mutual Fund, Government Service Insurance Sys-tem (GSIS), and Social Security System (SSS) were also conferred the recognition awards.
GSIS Iba, Zambales received a 3-Star Award while SSS Mariveles was 5-Star Awardee for the category of Citizen Satisfaction Center Seal of Excellence Award.
“We hope that you, as models and exemplars, will become viral and contagious to the entire bureaucracy so that we will have a better, more responsive, accessible curtsies and public service,” Sarmiento said.