BAGUIO CITY –  The Civil Service Commission-Cordillera (CSC-CAR) certified NEDA-CAR Maturity Level II for Systems and Competencies in all four core Human Resource areas: Recruitment, Selection and Placement, Learning and Development, Performance Management, and Rewards and Recognition, under the CSC-enhanced Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) on September 25.

The PRIME-HRM aims to enhance human resource management among government offices to ensure efficient and effective public service delivery. According to the CSC, the program aims to “assess, assist, and award” government Human Resources Divisions towards achieving excellent human resource management and rewarding those who attain certain maturity levels. Maturity Level II grants those accredited by the CSC the authority to take final action on the appointment of its employees.

NEDA-CAR is one of three Cordillera government organizations which were certified in 2019 in all four core areas. The others are the Department of Education – CAR and the Luis Hora Memorial Regional Hospital in Bauko, Mountain Province.