CITY OF MALOLOS — The Provincial Government of Bulacan (PGB) through the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO) is now accepting nominations for the annual Gawad Dangal ng Lipi, an award which honors exceptional sons and daughters of Bulacan who have excelled in different fields.
Bulacan Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado invites everyone to nominate deserving Bulakenyos who excel in 11 different categories including Public Service, Professional, Community Service, Entrepreneur, Education, Science and Technology, Arts and Culture, Trade and Industry, Health, Agriculture, Sports, Bulakenyo Expatriate and Tanging Bulakenyo, the highest award given to a Bulakenyo nominee who excels in any of the awards categories stated above and with an outstanding contribution to the society.
Alvarado said that the PGB will continue to honor Bulakenyos who have legacy of excellence and who have been the pride of the province as well as the country.
“We will give recognition to the so called modern day Bulakenyo heroes for their outstanding achievements during the annual “Gawad Dangal ng Lipi”, the culminating activity of the Singkaban Festival celebration on September 15, 2018,” the governor said.
PPDO Head Arlene Pascual said that all nominees must be born in Bulacan and a citizen of the said province for at least five years; his/her parents must be Bulakenyos, if not, one of his/her parents must be a habitant of Bulacan for not less than five years; if the nominee is a spouse of a Bulakenyo or does not have a Bulakenyo blood, he/she must be a resident of Bulacan for at least 10 years with a great contribution for the betterment of the province.
All the nominations should be in accordance with the Dangal ng Lipi Form while the one who nominated or the so called ‘sponsor’ needs to mention the job experiences, position held, level of education achieved and outstanding contribution of the nominee.
Pascual also reminded all those interested to submit the original copy of nomination form of those they think deserves to be honored no later than June 30 together with their 2”x 2” ID picture.
For other inquiries, please visit the PPDO located at the 2nd Floor Pasalubong Center (PCEDO), Capitol Compound, City of Malolos, Bulacan or contact Engr. Randy H. Po or Evelyn M. Perez at telephone numbers (044) 791-8176 to 77 or visit https://www.bulacan.gov.ph/dangalnglipi.
Gawad Dangal ng Lipi, formerly known as Natatanging Bulakenyo Award, started in 1974.