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Search is on for Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteers in the Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) through NEDA-CAR is now accepting nominations for Outstanding Volunteers this 2021. This year’s Search for Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteers (SOCV) highlights individual volunteers who and organizations that offered their services, skills and resources and made significant contributions in addressing the challenges and unprecedented effects of… Read more »

Cordillera RDC Launches First complete virtual Program to Commemorate 35th Mt. Data Sipat

Thousands of people have witnessed the virtual commemoration program of the 35th Anniversary of the Mount Data Sipat on September 13, put together by the Cordillera Regional Development Council through the Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (SPCAR) program and the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR).  Due to the unprecedented effects of… Read more »

SEARCH FOR OUTSTANDING COVID-19 VOLUNTEERS 2021

GUIDELINES ON THE RECOGNITION OF 2021 COVID-19 VOLUNTEERS  I. Rationale Through the Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) which started in 2001, the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) has been recognizing the exemplary individuals and organizations which have significantly contributed to the country’s development goals and objectives through volunteering. The SOV is conducted in… Read more »

House Committee on Local Government approves the substitute bill establishing the Cordillera Autonomous Region

The House Committee on Local Government (CLG) chaired by Congressman Noel Villanueva approved the substitute bill establishing the Cordillera Autonomous Region in its virtual meeting on August 24. The substitute bill reconciled HB 5687 filed by Cong. Joseph Bernos, Cong. Elias Bulut, Jr., Cong Mark Go, Cong. Solomon Chungalao, and Cong. Maximo Dalog, Jr. and… Read more »

Cordillera RSDC endorses two resolutions to address teenage pregnancy and senior citizen concerns in the region

The Cordillera Regional Social Development Committee (RSDC) in its third quarter meeting on August 10 approved the endorsement to the Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) the request of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM-CAR) for all relevant regional line agencies (RLAs), civil society organization (CSO) and local government units (LGUs) in the Cordillera to support… Read more »

Cordillera InfraCom endorses transportation and broadband infrastructure initiatives to the RDC-CAR

The Cordillera Infrastructure Development Committee (InfraCom) in its third quarter meeting on August 2 approved the endorsement to the Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) the request of the Baguio City Sangguniang Panglungsod for a resolution supporting the extension of the deadline for filing of the applications for the consolidation of the public utility vehicles (PUVs).  It… Read more »

CAR successfully concludes Month-long Founding Anniversary Celebration

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) led by the Watershed and Environment Management Committee culminated the month-long celebration of the 34th Founding Anniversary of the Cordillera Administrative Region last July 30,2021 held in Baguio City. The program included: messages from DICT Secretary Gregorio Honasan II and NEDA Usec. Mercedita Sombilla; delivery of the State of… Read more »

RPMC gathers DPWH and DepEd to fast track school building projects in anticipation of return of students

BAGUIO CITY – On July 1, the Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) through its secretariat, NEDA-CAR, conducted a special problem-solving session to facilitate the completion of school building projects under the Baguio Educational Facilities Fund. Data on 37 school building projects (SBPs) were consolidated by NEDA-CAR and discussed by the committee with both DPWH-CAR and DepEd-CAR giving updates on the status of the school buildings.  DepEd Regional Director Estela Cariño wanted to… Read more »