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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

CONTACT INFORMATION

Department Head
Ms. Arlene G. Pascual

Mailing Address:
Provincial Planning and Development Office
3rd Floor, Provincial Capitol Building
Malolos City, Bulacan, Philippines 3000
Tel: +63(44) 791-8175 / 8176 / 8177
Email: ppdo@bulacan.gov.ph
            arlene.p@bulacan.gov.ph
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