NATIONAL BUDGET CIRCULAR 542
National Budget Circular 542, issued by the Department of Budget and Management on August 29, 2012, reiterates compliance with Section 93 of the General Appropriations Act of FY2012.

Section 93 is the Transparency Seal provision, to wit:

Sec. 93. Transparency Seal. To enhance transparency and enforce accountability, all national government agencies shall maintain a transparency seal on their official websites. The transparency seal shall contain the following information: (i) the agency’s mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information; (ii) annual reports, as required under National Budget Circular Nos. 507 and 507-A dated January 31, 2007 and June 12, 2007, respectively, for the last three (3) years; (iii) their respective approved budgets and corresponding targets immediately upon approval of this Act; (iv) major programs and projects categorized in accordance with the five key results areas under E.O. No. 43, s. 2011; (v) the program/projects beneficiaries as identified in the applicable special provisions; (vi) status of implementation and program/project evaluation and/or assessment reports; and (vii) annual procurement plan, contracts awarded and the name of contractors/suppliers/consultants. The respective heads of the agencies shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with this section.

A Transparency Seal, prominently displayed on the main page of the website of a particular government agency, is a certificate that it has complied with the requirements of Section 93. This Seal links to a page within the agency’s website which contains an index of downloadable items of each of the above-mentioned documents.

Symbolism A pearl buried inside a tightly-shut shell is practically worthless. Government information is a pearl, meant to be shared with the public in order to maximize its inherent value. The Transparency Seal, depicted by a pearl shining out of an open shell, is a symbol of a policy shift towards openness in access to government information. On the one hand, it hopes to inspire Filipinos in the civil service to be more open to citizen engagement; on the other, to invite the Filipino citizenry to exercise their right to participate in governance. This initiative is envisioned as a step in the right direction towards solidifying the position of the Philippines as the Pearl of the Orient – a shining example for democratic virtue in the region.

TRANSPARENCY PROVISIONS

I. The agency's mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information

       • MANDATE AND FUNCTION
       • VISION / MISSION
       • DIRECTORY


II. DBM Approved Budgets and Corresponding Targets
     A. Approved Budget
              A.1   FY 2018
                       A.1.1   BFF 200: Financial Plan
     B. Corresponding Targets
              B.1   FY 2018
                       B.1.1   Physical Plan


III. MODIFICATIONS MADE PURSUANT TO THE GENERAL AND SPECIAL PROVISION IN THE FY 2018 GAA (Not Applicable)


IV. ANNUAL PROCUREMENT PLAN
     A. Annual Procurement Plan - Non CSE
              • FY 2018               • FY 2017

     B. Indicative Annual Procurement Plan - Non CSE
              • FY 2019

     C. Annual Procurement Plan
           • FY 2019
              • FY 2018
              • FY 2017
              • FY 2016
              • FY 2015
              • FY 2014

V. MAJOR PROJECT, PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES, BENEFICIARIES, AND STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION FOR FY 2018 (Not Applicable)
              • Major Projects, Programs 2018               • Beneficiaries 2018               • Status of Implementation 2018

VI. ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORTS

           A ) BAR No. 1 - Quarterly Physical Performance Report
                     • 2018 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2017 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2016 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2015 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2014 : 1ST QUARTER NOT APPLICABLE -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER

           B ) FAR No. 1 - Statement of Appropriations, Allotments, Obligations, Disbursements and Balances
                     • 2018 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2017 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2016 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2015 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2014 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER

           C ) FAR No. 1A - Summary of Appropriations, Allotments, Obligations, Disbursements and Balances by Objects of Expenditures
                     • 2018 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2017 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2016 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2015 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2014 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER

           D ) FAR No. 1B - List of Allotments and Sub-Allotments
                     • 2018 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2017 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2016 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2015 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2014 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER

           E ) FAR No. 2 - Statement of Approved Budget, Utilization, Disbursements and Balances
                     • 2018 : 1ST QUARTER (Not Available in URS) -|- 2ND QUARTER (Not Available in URS) -|- 3RD QUARTER (Not Available in URS) -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2017 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2016 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2015 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2014 : 1ST QUARTER NOT APPLICABLE -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER

           F ) FAR No. 2A - Summary of approved budget, Utilizations, Disbursements and Balances by Object of Expenditures
                     • 2018 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2017 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2016 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2015 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2014 : 1ST QUARTER NOT APPLICABLE -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER

           G ) FAR No. 4 - Monthly Report of Disbursements
                     • 2018 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2017 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2016 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2015 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2014 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER

           H ) FAR No. 5 - Consolidated Quarterly Report of Revenue and Other Receipts
                     • 2018 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2017 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2016 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2015 : 1ST QUARTER -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER
                     • 2014 : 1ST QUARTER NOT APPLICABLE -|- 2ND QUARTER -|- 3RD QUARTER -|- 4TH QUARTER

VII. ANNUAL REPORTS ON THE STATUS OF INCOME (Not Applicable)

VIII. QMS ISO CERTIFICATION
                     • ISO-Aligned Documents
                    • ISO Certificate
                    • Contract, Award, Proceed
                    • Extension and Training Services Department


IX. SYSTEM OF RANKING OF DELIVERY UNITS SYSTEM

X. AGENCY REVIEW AND COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE OF STATEMENTS AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES

XI. FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (FOI)
                    • NEUST Freedom of Information Manual

                    • NEUST Information Inventory

                    • 2018 FOI Summary Report
                    • 2017 FOI Summary Report
                    • 2018 FOI Registry
                    • 2017 FOI Registry

XII. ADDITIONAL TRANSPARENCY COMPLIANCE
                    A. ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT CARDS
                         • MFO Accountability Report Card (MARC-1)
                         • MFO Accountability Report Card (MARC-2)
                    B. CITIZEN'S CHARTER
                         • Citizen's Charter Compliance
                         • Citizen's Charter
                    C. INTER-AGENCY TASK FORCE (IATF COMMUNICATION CHANNELS)
                         • AO25 Secretariat: ao25secretariat@dap.edu.ph
                         • PBIS Info Board
                         • RPBPMS Website: www.dap.edu.ph/rbpms
                         • PCDSPO E-mail: pbb@gov.ph
                         • Facebook: www.facebook.com/PBBsecretariat
                         • Twitter: @pbbsecretariat
                         • Text Hotline: (+63) 920 - 498 - 9121 (Smart)


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