February 9, 2023

The Civil Service Commission-Cordillera is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Search for Outstanding Government Workers in the region.
Nomination forms, details, and other relevant data on the search may be obtained from any of the CSC’s regional and field offices or from the Honor Awards Program (HAP) Secretariat at the CSC Central Office, Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City.
Downloadable HAP forms and guidelines are also available at www.csc.gov.ph.
Heads of agencies are encouraged to automatically nominate to the search 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 to the CSC regional or provincial office nominations of agency officials and employees in any or all of the three award categories: 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 can 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 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.
While agencies are expected to nominate their exemplars, 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/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 annual search for public service exemplars 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.
For queries, contact CSC-Cordillera at 443-5981 or 443-5982, CSC Baguio Field Office at 424-2659, and CSC Benguet Field Office at 665-6670 or email [email protected],yahoo.com or [email protected] or seek assistance from any CSC provincial office. – Press release