Despite the grinds it faces, South Cotabato Provincial Government remains to be meant for progress. It’s leaders and employees begin every single day with happiness and without any trace of drudgery. As the Provincial Government once again faces another milestone after the May 2016 elections, here are some of the aMayzing achievements that will truly testify South Cotabato’s Commitment to Integrity
and Excellent Service for the past years.
1. 3rd MOST COMPETITIVE PROVINCE IN THE PHILIPPINES
In 2015, the National Competitiveness Council declared the province as the 3rd most competitive province in the country.
2. 4th MOST COMPETITIVE PROVINCE IN THE PHILIPPINES
In 2014, the National Competitiveness Council declared the province as the 4th most competitive province in the country.
3. SEAL OF GOOD LOCAL GOVERNANCE (SGLG)
Last years, South Cotabato received the Seal of Good Local Governance Award from the Department of Interior and Local Government(DILG). The said award symbolizes the province’s journey towards good local governance upholding of transparency, integrity and service delivery.
4. GALING POOK AWARDS
For the past three years, South Cotabato was awarded with three Galing pook Awards named: South Cotabato Sanitation and Clustering Program, Minahang Bayanihan: Small Scale Mining Program and The Friendly Drugs: a PPP on Health Plus Project.
5. MOST FUNCTIONAL LOCAL COUNCIL FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN
Last year, South Cotabato’s Provincial Council for the Protection of Children was once again adjudged as the Most Functional LCPC or Local Council for the Protection of Children.
6. NNC 12 NUTRITION AWARDEE
The National Nutrition Council through the Regional Nutrition Evaluating Team declared South Cotabato as the Most Outstanding Province for the Implementation of Nutrition Programs in the whole region. Junelia Domel, a Barabgay Nutrition Scholar from Brgy. New Iloilo, Tantangan also won the award as the Regional Most Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholar.
7. MOST OUTSTANDING LGU PERFORMER ON REVENUE GENERATION PROGRAM AND REAL PROPERTY TAX COLLECTION.
The Bureau of Local Finance XII declared the Province as the Most Outstanding LGU Performer on Revenue Generator Program for 2015 having attained 107.55% revenue Tax Accomplishment Rate(RTAR) versus it’s assigned total targets of Php 427, 469, 577.00 on real property tax, business tax, fees and charges, and economic enterprises . The province was also declared as the Ranked 1 in the 1st Income Tax Provincial Level Category for the success of the Real Property Tax Collection Program of the Province, having obtained 102.10% collection efficiency against itsAnnual target of Php 245, 471, 292.00 for CY 2015.