Transparency Seal

WHAT IS THE TRANSPARENCY SEAL?


The National Budget Circular No. 542, issued on August 9, 2012 by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), reiterates the compliance of all National Government Agencies (NGAs), including State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), Government Financial Institutions (GFIs), and Local Government Units (LGUs) with Section 93 of the General Appropriations Act of 2012:


Sec. 93. Transparency Seal. To enhance transparency and enforce accountability, all national government agencies shall maintain a transparency seal on their official websites.

I. Agency’s mandate and functions; names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information:

II. Annual Financial Reports:

III. DBM Approved Budget and Corresponding Targets:

IV. Major Projects, Programs and Activities, Beneficiaries and Status of Implementation:

V. Annual Procurement Plan:

VI. QMS Certification of at least one core process by an international certifying body (ICB):

VII. System of Ranking Delivery Units:

VIII. The Agency Review and Compliance Procedure of Statements and Financial Disclosures:

IX. The Final People’s Freedom to Information (FOI) Manual, Agency Information Inventory, FOI Registry and FOI Summary Report:

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