June 24, 2024

The Civil Service Commission-CAR has launched the 2020 Search for Outstanding Government Workers in the Cordillera.
The annual search for public service exemplars is mandated under the 1987 Philippine Constitution and is being undertaken through the CSC Honor Awards Program (HAP).
The search aims to recognize and reward individuals and groups of individuals who have rendered outstanding contributions and achievements, and have displayed exemplary conduct and ethical behavior in public service.
Nominations for the search are now being accepted nationwide through the CSC-CAR and field offices. Nomination forms, details and other relevant data on the search may also be obtained from any of the CSC’s regional and field offices throughout the country or from the HAP Secretariat at the CSC central office, Batasan Pambansa Complex, Quezon City. Forms may also be downloaded at www.csc.gov.ph.
Heads of agencies are encouraged to nominate their officials or employees who were awardee/s under their agency’s Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (Praise), pursuant to CSC Memorandum Circular 2, s. 2019.
Posthumous nomination may be made for a public servant who died in the line of duty or in the pursuit of his/her official duties and responsibilities as a civil servant.
Government agencies have until March 31 to submit nominations of agency officials and employees in any or all of the three award categories in the search: the Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award (individual or group); the Dangal ng Bayan Award (individual only); and the Civil Service Commission Pag-asa Award (individual or group).
A group or team may be nominated even if there are members who fail to meet squarely the qualification requirements. Said members, however, shall be excluded from the grant of award, should the team/group be selected as recipient.
Previous awardees may still be nominated to the same or to another award after five years from the conferment of his/her award, provided that the nomination is based on a new set of accomplishments and/or exemplary norms/behavior manifested. Nominees who are recipients of national awards given by private organizations/institutions shall be automatically considered for the search.
Any individual or organization with extensive knowledge of the performance and behavior of the official, employee or group/team may nominate for the Honor Awards.
There is no limit as to the number of nominees which the agency may submit in any of the three award categories.
Nominations must be approved and endorsed by the office, provincial or regional Praise Committee to the department/agency head which in turn shall endorse the nomination to the HAP secretariat through the CSC field offices or regional offices.
The conferment of honor awards aims to motivate or inspire government employees to improve the quality of their performance and instill deeper involvement in public service. The search culminates with the recognition and conferment of awards to deserving public servants during the celebration of the anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service in September.
For queries, contact CSC-CAR at 443-5981 or 443-5982; CSC Baguio 424-2659, and CSC Benguet 665-6670; or email [email protected] or [email protected], or seek assistance from any of CSC provincial offices. – CSC release