February 1, 2013 marked a special day for the DSWD-CAR and the Cordillera Region as a whole.  Three of the Department’s employees received three of the 11 PRAISE Awards given by the Department of Social Welfare and Development.  The awards were presented during the Department’s  62nd Anniversary Celebration held at the DSWD Central Office, Batasan Complex, Quezon City.

Led by Dir. Leonardo C. Reynoso who was adjudged the Best DSWD Manager, the other CAR awardees are Ms. Perlita Panganiban, recognized as the Best Division Chief, and Mr. Rogerson Fernandez who bested all nominees in the Best Support Staff – Professional Category.

The giving of awards under the PRAISE (Program for Rewards, Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence)awards is an annual activity of the DSWD to encourage and recognize exemplary performance of its employees nationwide.