DENR HANDOG TITULO PROGRAM FEATURES IN THE CELEBRATION OF THE 119TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF PULANG-LUPA IN MARINDUQUE PROVINCE
Torrijos, Marinduque – In celebration of the 119th Anniversary of the Battle of Pulang-Lupa, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) of Marinduque headed by OIC, PENR Officer Imelda M. Diaz joins in the commemorative program hosted by Municipality of Torrijos and participated by Provincial Government of Marinduque, Municipalities of Boac, Buenavista, Mogpog, Gasan, and Sta. Cruz, various National Government Agencies and academe held on September 13, 2019 at Pulang Lupa Historical Park, Barangay Bolo, Torrijos, Marinduque wherein DENR Handog Titulo Program is one of the highlights of the event.
In a Keynote Address of Secretary Roy A. Cimatu, which was delivered by his representative, MIMAROPA Regional Executive Director Henry A. Adornado, he recalled how the Marinduquenos won in the Mountains of Torrijos during the Philippine American War on September 13, 1900. He also invigorated the other “battles” that we must continue to fight and must win such as “Battles for the Environment” and “Battle of Manila Bay” among others.
Moreover, it was mentioned that among the DENR’s priority programs that will directly benefit the people of Marinduque is Rapid Land Tenure Appraisal (RLTA) System. This was piloted last year in the Municipality of Boac, Capital of Marinduque.
During the program, DENR officials turned-over the bundles of Land Titles (Residential and Agricultural Patents) to the LGUs, represented by Gov. Presbiterio J. Velasco, Jr. and municipal mayors of six (6) municipalities of Marinduque. Selected patentees from Torrijos received their patents during the ceremonial turn-over.
The actual distribution of land titles to individual beneficiaries or “Handog Titulo Program” will be held on September 27, 2019 at Boac Covered Court, Brgy. Malusak, Boac, Marinduque. A total of 569 patents consisting of 238 residential and 331 agricultural free patents will be released.
PENRO MARINDUQUE HOSTS 2ND DENR ONE MIMAROPA REGIONAL MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
DENR ONE MIMAROPA conducted its 2nd Regional Management Conference on June 17-20, 2019 spearheaded by the Regional Executive Director, Henry A. Adornado. This activity was participated by Assistant Regional Directors (ARDs), Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENROs), Community Environment and Natural Resources Officer (CENROs), Regional Division Chiefs and Regional Directors from EMB and MGB, ERDB-UBRDEC and PWRCC, held at Balar Hotel and Spa in Barangay Balaring, Boac, Marinduque.
The 2nd Regional Management Conference highlighted the status and accomplishments of each Field Office in DENR-MIMAROPA. Issues and concerns were discussed and addressed. From then, strategic planning were drawn out the participants in order to continuously implement the plans and programs on due time. The opening program was graced by the Provincial Governor, Romulo A. Bacorro, Jr., and Marinduque Congressman, Lord Allan Jay Q. Velasco, who gave their inspirational messages.
The activity was also joined by Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Development and Legislative Affairs, Joan A. Lagunda D.M. and the Director of Human Resources, Director Ric G. Enriquez. ASEC Lagunda imparted the discussions on the policies on Human Resource and Legislative Affairs wherein she emphasizes the DENR Core Values and Ethical Standards of Public Officials and Employees. On the other hand, Director Enriquez shared his visions and knowledge on how to better apply HR Policies towards attaining the DENR’s Priority Programs. He also encouraged the Head of Offices to bring HR closer to Field Offices.
Likewise, a certificate of deputation and oath taking was also given to Wildlife Enforcement Officers (WEOs) from the different Municipalities across the province. ###
PENRO MARINDUQUE LIVE AT “KAPIHAN SA PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (PIA)”
In celebration of the 33rd DENR Anniversary and Philippine Environment Month, Imelda M. Diaz, OIC-PENR Officer was invited at the Kapihan sa Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on June 10, 2020 which was aired in Lucky Seven Channel 3.
PENRO Diaz highlighted the activities and programs of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources- Marinduque in the province. She emphasized that despite COVID-19 pandemic, the DENR continued it delivery of service to clients or general public especially now that Marinduque is under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ). Likewise, she announced that the DENR deviate from the usual celebration of having a grand assembly of officials and employees. This year’s observance of DENR’s day will be done through different initiatives. LAWIN patrollers of field Offices nationwide are deployed to conduct simultaneous anti-illegal logging operations.
There will be a tree planting activity on June 18, 2020 in Brgy. Tabi, Boac, Marinduque. This will be done by DENR employees only to avoid mass gathering. However, she encouraged those who are interested to conduct tree planting activity, to coordinate with DENR so that seedlings will be provided and area will be identified by DENR-PENRO.
She also invited the public to join the Digital Artwork Competition and Exhibition in Celebration of the Philippine Environment Month, with this year’s theme “Protect Nature, Sustain Our Future” which starts on June 5 until June 30, 2020. The said activity is open to all Filipino resident of Marinduque, aged 18 and above. The winner of the said activity will receive Ten Thousand Pesos (₱10,000) for the1st prize, Seven Thousand Pesos (₱7,000) for the 2nd prize and Five Thousand Pesos (₱5,000) for the 3rd prize. The elimination at the Provincial level will be on June 20, 2020. The winner for elimination round will receive Three Thousand Pesos (₱3,000) and Certificate of Recognition. Participants of this contest will receive eco-friendly IEC collaterals.
Furthermore, she reiterated that the PENRO-Marinduque Office is now open to its clients but it observes safety and health measures protocols in the workplace to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19 among the employee and clients.