Transparency board

National Budget Circular 542, issued by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on August 29, 2012, reiterates compliance with Section 93 of the General Appropriations Act of FY 2012. 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:

  1. the agency’s mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information;
  2. 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;
  3. their respective approved budgets and corresponding targets immediately upon approval of this Act;
  4. major programs and projects categorized in accordance with the five key results areas under  E.O. No. 43, s. 2011;
  5. the program/projects beneficiaries as identified in the applicable special provisions;
  6. status of implementation and program/project evaluation and/or assessment reports; and A
  7. 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.

Department of Education (DepEd) Compliance with Sec. 91 (Transparency Seal) R.A. No. 10633 (General Appropriations Act FY 2014)

I.  Agency Mandate, Vision, Mission, and  Directory

  1. Agency Mandate, Vision, Mission
  2. List of Division Personnel, Positions, and Contact Details

II.  Annual Financial Reports

  1. Consolidated Statement of Appropriations, Allotments, Obligations, Disbursements and Balances  (FAR No. 1)
  2. Consolidated Summary of Appropriations, Allotments, Obligations, Disbursements and Balances by Object of Expenditures FAR No. 1A)
  3. Consolidated List of Allotments and Sub-Allotments (FAR No. 1B)
  4. Quarterly Physical Reports of Operations (BAR 1)
  5. Summary Report of Disbursements (FAR No. 4)
  6. Consolidated Quarterly Report of Revenue and Other Receipts (FAR No. 5)

III.  Approved Budget and Targets

  1. Approved Budget – General Appropriations Act (GAA)
  2. Corresponding Targets

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

  1. Projects, Programs, and Activities
  2. Beneficiaries
  3. Status of Implementation

V. Annual Procurement Plan

  1. Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGeps) – DepEd
  2. Annual Procurement Report
    1. Indicative Annual Procurement Plan

    1. Annual Procurement Plan

    2. Supplemental Annual Procurement Plan

    3. Procurement Monitoring Report

    4. Annual P3ocurement Plan – Common-Use Supplies and Equipment (APP-CSE) 2024

    5. Annual Procurement Plan – Common-Use Supplies and Equipment (APP-CSE) 2024 – Other items
    6. Notice of Award
    7. Notice to Process

VI. System of Ranking Delivery Units and Individuals

  1. DO 68, s. 2016 – Amendment to DepEd Order No. 56, s. 2016 (Guidelines on the Grant of          Performance-Based Bonus for the Department of Education Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2015)
  2. Report on Ranking of Schools (PBB)

VII. Quality Management System/Agency Operations Manual

    1. 2000 DECS Service Manual
        Foreword, Acknowledgement

          Table of Contents

        1. Organizational Structure
        2. School Organization and Curricula
        3. Regulations Directly Affecting Pupils/Students
        4. Communications and Information Policies and Procedures
        5. Administrative Functions, Policies, and Procedures
        6. Human Resource Management and Development Policies
        7. Educational Facilities
        8. Budgeting, Accounting, and Auditing Rules and Regulations

    List of Officials in the Development, Validation and Revision of the Service Manual; Index; Bibliography

  1. Magna Carta for Public School Teachers (RA 4670)
  2. Records Management Operations Manual

DepEd is currently transitioning to the new organizational structure under the approved Rationalization Plan. Once DepEd has fully implemented the Rationalization Plan, it shall issue an Agency Operations Manual that is based on the new organizational structure.