Pursuant to the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Resolution No. 2100153 series of 2021 promulgated on 16 February 2021, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-10 was awarded with the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) Bronze Award Maturity Level II (Process-defined) in all four (4) core Human Resource Management (HRM) systems. 

“Congratulations to the Human Resource Management Section for continuously improving the human resource systems and process. This recognition is a sign of your hard work. May this be a motivation to the team to consistently excel in providing quality service to the employees as your clientele,” said Regional Director Arnel M. Agabe. 

The DILG-10 has undergone a two-day onsite validation and assessment on August 19-20, 2019 with two (2) assessors from CSC-10. The Top Management as well as the Board members of the different HRM committees were interviewed to verify the documents presented by the Human Resource Management Section (HRMS) and articulate the implementation of the said program/system. 

PRIME-HRM aims to reshape the agencies’ HRM systems, competencies and practices enhance public sector HR to a level of excellence for good governance and for efficient and effective public service delivery. It aims to evaluate the four (4) core HRM systems which are the Recruitment, Selection and Placement; Performance Management; Learning and Development; and Rewards and Recognition. 

To recognize the efforts of the DILG-10 as a Bronze Awardee, the Department is granted with privileges by the Commission such as but not limited to: authority to approve appointments, subject to post audit; 50% of appointments issued subject to review by the CSC Field Office; and 20% discount for the HRMO or one (1) representative on trainings/ conferences conducted by the Civil Service Institute. 


With this conferment, the DILG-10 aims to continually innovate, enhance and improve the four (4) HRM systems and its processes, and aspire for higher levels (Level III & Level IV). (DILG 10/FAD-HRMS/Agnes Enya Lorraine U. Edio) (Revised copy/DILG-10/Jia Artajo)