The Department of Environment and Natural Resources – MIMAROPA Region awarded the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office of Oriental Mindoro, the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office of Socorro in Oriental Mindoro, and the Finance Division as its best performing offices for the year 2021.

In a simple awarding ceremony held during the management conference on July 15, 2022, the awardees received Certificates of Recognition and monetary reward amounting to P50,000 each for the Best PENRO and CENRO, and P30,000 for the Best Division. The prizes were accepted by the respective heads of offices, namely OIC-PENRO Alma Gibe, CENRO Rodel Boyles and Ms. Ruby Bautista.

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Meanwhile, CENRO Brooke’s Point bagged the second best performing CENR office. CENRO Conrado Corpuz accepted the Certificate of Recognition and cash prize amounting to P40,000.

The activity forms part of the agency’s Rewards and Recognition program, which acknowledges the concerted efforts of a specific unit or office in achieving its targets and how they significantly contributed to the improvement of the region’s service delivery as a whole.

Assessed by the Region’s Performance Management Team (PMT) using the DENR Strategic Performance Management System (SPMS), the scores of the awardees are based on their Office and Division Performance Commitment and Review (O/DPCR) ratings. The final ratings covered both physical accomplishment and budget utilization rate for the entire year.

DENR MIMAROPA Regional Executive Director Lormelyn Claudio congratulated the winners and urged them to keep the bar of excellence in performing their duties and responsibilities.

“It gives me pride and pleasure to be working with the most committed and hardworking individuals who did not settle for less and went the extra mile. This award also shows your strategic efforts as a team,” RED Claudio expressed.

Meanwhile, Undersecretary for Field Operations Juan Miguel Cuna also extended his greetings to the awardees via video message.

”Congratulations and thank you for doing your best amidst the uncertainties and hardships brought by COVID-19 pandemic last year. Please continue serving the public with excellence and dedication. May your performance inspire your colleagues to follow suit,” Usec Cuna remarked. ###