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Provincial Planning and Development Office

MISSION:

The Provincial Planning and Development Office is a God centered organization where the people are open to change, united, serving blissfully and continuously working hand in hand for further development of Bulacan.

VISION:

We are committed to work together in striving for excellence by serving as catalyst of change through effective development planning for sustainable growth of the province.

MANDATES:

As stipulated in the Local Government Code, the PPDO shall:

  • Formulate integrated economic, social, physical and other development plans and policies for consideration of the PDC;
  • Conduct continuing studies, researches and training programs necessary to evolve plans and programs for implementation and studies undertaken by the different functional groups and agencies;
  • Integrate and coordinate all sector plans;
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the different development programs, projects, activities in accordance with the approved development plans;
  • Prepare comprehensive plans and other development planning documents for the consideration of the PDC;
  • Analyse the income and expenditure patterns, formulate and recommend fiscal plans and policies for consideration of the finance committee;
  • Promote people's participation in development planning; and
  • Exercise such other powers and perform such other functions and duties as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.

FUNCTIONS:

    A. Plans and Programs Division

  • Formulate integrated economic, social, physical and other development plans and policies;
  • Integrate and coordinate all sectoral activities;
  • Prepare comprehensive plans and other development planning documents for consideration of the PDC;
  • Provide analysis and recommendations on fiscal plans and policies for the consideration of the finance committee;
  • Serve as a coordinating unit for development planning in the province;
  • Perform other related functions that may be assigned from time to time.

    B. Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Division

  • Develop, install and implement quality and performance monitoring, assessment and evaluation of plans, programs and projects implementation;
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the different programs, projects, activities in accordance with the approved development plans;
  • Provide recommendations on the results of the monitoring and evaluation activities;
  • Determine research priority areas/ research agenda relevant to the needs of the province;
  • Conduct research studies that relate to developmental, scientific and technological requirements of the province;
  • Perform other related functions that may be assigned from time to time.

    C. Databank and Statistics Division

  • Provide updated and substantial information for development planning;
  • Overall responsible for the GIS Center and database of the province;
  • Formulate plans and policies for the efficient functioning and operation of the GIS facility and databank;
  • Identify and develop methodologies for data capture and processing to ensure the accurate registration of geographic features and generation of map outputs;
  • Develop GIS applications to further improve the economy and enhance the delivery of service of the provincial government;
  • Process, analyse and manipulate data using GIS software to generate derived and modelled outputs;
  • Develop system of menu-based interfaces to the various databases to ensure update, management, tabulation and output of information;
  • Perform other related functions that may be assigned from time to time.

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES:

  • Annual Investment Plan
  • Bulacan Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD)
  • Provincial Development Council (PDC)
  • Bids and Awards Committee
  • Provincial Project Monitoring Committee (PPMC)
  • Preparation of Project Proposals / Feasibility Study / Concept Papers
  • Databanking
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Municipal / City Land Use Plan
  • Annual Accomplishment Report
  • Community-based Monitoring System (CBMS)
  • Local Productivity and Performance Measurement System
  • Vital Indicators / Socio-Economic Profile
  • Gawad Galing Barangay

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • 2005 Gawad Kilos Bayanihan Award Outstanding Result Contributing Department - PGB
  • 2004 Gawad Kilos Bayanihan Award Outstanding Result Contributing Department - PGB
  • Finalist 2001 Bayanihan Awards Search for Outstanding Department PGB
  • Finalist 2000 Bayanihan Awards Search for Outstanding Department PGB
  • 2005 Best Practitioner 5S on Good Housekeeping PGB
  • 2004 Best Practitioner 5S on Good Housekeeping PGB
  • 2002 Best Practitioner 5S on Good Housekeeping PGB
  • 2001 Best Practitioner 5S on Good Housekeeping PGB
  • 2000 Best Practitioner 5S on Good Housekeeping PGB
  • Second Runner-Up 2005 Dr. Manuel Roxas' Galing Paglilingkod Award Search for Best Flavor of the Month PGB
  • 2003 Land Use Awards DILG's Recognition for having the Most Number of Approved Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) in the Philippines
  • Outstanding Employees ( Natatanging Kawani ng Taon)

    A. Year 2005

  • Arlene G. Pascual Managerial category
  • Rodello C. Robles Supervisory category - Result Contributing category
  • Randy H. Po Professional / Technical Result Contributing category

    B. Year 2003

  • Norminda B. Calayag - Professional / Technical

    C. Year 2002

  • Ricardo C. Medina, Jr. Supervisory category

    D. Year 2001

  • Rodello C. Robles Professional / Technical

CONTACTS:

Department Head
Ms. Arlene G. Pascual

Mailing Address:
Provincial Planning and Development Office
3rd Floor, Provincial Capitol Building
Malolos City, Bulacan, Philippines 3000
Tels.: +63(44) 791-8176 to 77
Email: ppdo@bulacan.gov.ph
            arlene.p@bulacan.gov.ph
            plan_dev@mozcom.com
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