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I. The agency's mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information

The present Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) traces its roots from the Philippine Revolution of 1897. On March 22, 1897, the Katipunan Government established the first Department of Interior at the Tejeros Convention.

Powers & Functions

  • Assist the President in the exercise of general supervision over local governments;
  • Advise the President in the promulgation of policies, rules, regulations and other issuances on the general supervision over local governments and on public order and safety;
  • Establish and prescribe rules, regulations and other issuances implementing laws on public order and safety, the general supervision over local governments and the promotion of local autonomy and community empowerment and monitor compliance thereof;

Vision & Mission


A strongly determined and highly trusted Department committed to capacitate and nurture local government units, public order and safety institutions to sustain peaceful, progressive and resilient communities where people live happily.


The Department shall promote peace and order, ensure public safety, strengthen capability of local government units through active people participation and a professionalized corps of civil servants.

Key Officials


Name Position/Designation
Josephine Cabrido-Leysa, CESO III
Director IV/Regional Director
Lailyn A. Ortiz, CESO V
Director III/Assistant Regional Director

Provincial/City Directors

Name Position/Designation
Ali B. Abdullah
LGOO VIII/Provincial Director
Rilimin H. Sandoval
LGOO VIII/City Director
Atty. Rochelle D. Mahinay-Sero
LGOO VIII/Provincial Director
Margarita H. Baynosa
LGOO VIII/Provincial Director
Samuel A. Camaganacan
LGOO VII/OIC Provincial Director
Sarah L. Alamada
LGOO VI/CLGOO Cotabato City

Division Chiefs

Name Position/Designation
Musarapha A. Alim
Atty. Michelle Anne P. Viejo
Attorney IV/Legal Officer/Chief of Staff
Dennis T. Sucol
Chief Administrative Officer/CAO
Mary Ann R. Traspe
Supervising Administrative Officer/SAO
Ian Jon S. Clemente
LGOO VI/OIC Assistant Chief/Planning Officer - Designate
Jermie A. Erie-Yeager
Almie G. Castillo
LGOO IV/OIC Assistant Chief

Section/Unit Chiefs

Name Position/Designation
Herminia S. Ontoy
Arthur P. Condez
Administrative Officer V/Personnel and Records Section Chief
Katherine M. Llano
Administrative Officer V/Budget Section Chief
Mel Roy B. Manait
Muhammad Farzieh B. Abutazil
LGOO V/Supply Unit Section Chief/ Planning Officer
Zaide M. Amil
Information Technology Officer I/LGRRC Coordinator
Charise May J. Eliseo
Accountant II/OIC Chief, Accounting Section
Maria Glema Talua-Bascos
Administrative Officer III/Records Officer
Ismael L. Patadon
Administrative Aide IV/General Services Section Chief

Transparency Related Reports

Title Year
Procurement Monitoring Report (PMR) July-Dec 2019 2020

II. Annual Financial Reports

Title Year
Monthly Report of Statement of Allotment, Obligation and Balances (SAOB) 2020
Financial and Accountability Reports (FARs) 2020
Monthly Report of Disbursements 2020
Monthly Report of Disbursements 2019
Financial and Accountability Reports (FARs) 2019
Monthly Report of Statement of Allotment, Obligation and Balances (SAOB) 2019
Monthly Report of Disbursements 2018
Financial and Accountability Reports (FARs) 2018
Monthly Report of Statement of Allotment, Obligation and Balances (SAOB) 2018
Financial and Accountability Reports (FARs) 2017
Monthly Report of Disbursements 2017
Monthly Report of Statement of Allotment, Obligation and Balances (SAOB) 2017
Monthly Report of Disbursements 2016

III. Approved budgets and corresponding targets

Title Year
Operations Plan and Budget 2019
Operations Plan and Budget 2018
Operations Plan and Budget 2017
Operations Plan and Budget for Locally Funded Projects 2016
Operations Plan and Budget for Regular PPAs 2016
Operations Plan and Budget 2015

IV. Projects, Programs and Activities, Beneficiaries, and Status of Implementation

Title Year
Accomplishment Report as per OPB 2018
Accomplishment Report as per OPB 2017
Accomplishment Report as per OPB 2016

V. Annual Procurement Plan

Title Year
Annual Procurement Plan (Goods and Services) 2020
Annual Procurement Plan (APP - CSE) 2020
Annual Procurement Plan (APP) 2019
Procurement Monitoring Report (PMR) 2018
Annual Procurement Plan (APP) for GPPB 2018
Annual Procurement Plan (APP) 2018
List of Contracts Awarded 2017
Procurement Monitoring Report (PMR)

VII. Quality Management System (QMS)

ISO 9001:2015 Certificate
DILG XII Quality Policy
Certification on the Conduct of the Internal Quality Audit
DILG Region XII System Procedures
DILG Region XII Quality Manual

Local Government Monitoring and Evaluation Division (LGMED) Processes

Handling of Complaints Agains Local Goverments
Issuance of Peace and Order Program (POP) Certification
Processing of LGU Request for Authority to Conduct Training, Seminar, Convention, and Lakbay-Aral
SGLG LGU Assessment
Processing of Local Officials Request for Certificate of Services Rendered for Civil Service Commission (CSC) Eligibility
Implementation of Lupong Tagapamayapa Incentives Awards
Processing of Issuance of Certificate of Recognition of Indiginous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR)
LGU Request for Endorsement to Central Office for Approval or Issuance of Certificate

Local Government Capability Development Division (LGCDD) Processes

Provision of Coaching Sessions
Issuance of Certificate of Review and Endorsement of LGU GAD Plan and Budget (GPB)
Provision of Capacity Development through Training

Office of the Regional Director (ORD) Processes

Provision of Technical Assistance on ICT Resources
Review of Technical Documents for LGUs Locally Funded Projects (LFPs) and Performance Challenge Fund (PCF)
Monitoring and Evaluation of Infrastructure Projects
Processsing of Request for Posting of Press Releases and Information to DILG-RO12 Website and Social Media Accounts
Acquiring, Storing and Accessing of Knowledge Products at the LGRRC
Provision of Legal Opinions
Implementation of the Decisions, Resolutions and Orders
Document Review and Provision of Comments/Recommendations
Preparation of Annual Regional Budget Proposal
PPA Implementation Monitoring and Reporting
Operational Planning and Budgeting
SPMS: Performance Planning and Commitment

Finance and Administrative Division (FAD) Processes

Evaluation of Supplier's Performance
Preparation of Canvass, Purchase Order and IAR
Monitoring the Implementation of the Strategic Performance Management System (SPMS)
Provision of Vehicular Support Services
SPMS: Performance Review and Evaluation
Procurement of Goods and Services
Handling of Administrative Investigation of Personnel
Leave Administration
Maintenance, Storage and Disposal of Documents/Records
Processing of Personnel Request of Administrative Documents
Endorsement of Application for Study Grant of Local Government Officials and Employees
Learning and Development
Disposal of Unserviceable Properties
Preparation of Annual Procurement Plan (APP)
Preparation and Submission of Financial Accountability Reports
Maintenance of Vehicles
Liquidation of Cash Advance/s
Conduct of Physical Inventory of Property, Plants and Equipment (PPE)
Recruitment Selection and Promotion
Processing and Payment of Claims
Handling Incoming and Outgoing Communication/Documents