The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has strenghtened its drive for transparency in local governance by innovating SubayBAYAN or Subaybayan ang Proyekto ng Bayan, an online platform on the implementation of the locally-funded projects (LFPs).
A seminar was conducted in Cagayan de Oro City recently with MLGOO’s from different municipalities of the region for them to abreast vital steps on the implementation of SubayBAYAN on their localities. It was facilitated by the Focal Person Genies Art Iglesia.
According to Municipal Local Goverment Operations Officer (MLGOO) Ms. Alelie Palao of Sultan Naga Dimaporo, the SubayBAYAN is a mechanism that implies feedbacking and for the public to “keep an eye” on infrastructure and other projects initiated by the DILG to ensure check and balance environment.
The municipality of SND has been very supportive of the DILG’s mandate. Thus, the LGU recieved recognitions due its good performance and compliance with the directions of the agency. Local officials ensure that all their initiatives are conform with the standards of the DILG prior to its implementation. Indeed the SubayBAYAN is welcome development for them.
“Through SubayBAYAN project implementation would be fast tracked and government funds will being spent wisely and properly” says DILG Provincial Director Bruce Colao in an interview.