Provincial Agrarian Reform Officer II Alfredo B. Lorenzo in full support of the program
The new list of enrolees who will undertake their Masters Degree in Public Management, Major in Rural Development (MPM-RD) was released early this year for the 2013 Public Management Development Program which will be implemented by the Development Academy of the Philippines.
The qualifiers, all of whom are aces from DARPO Isabela, consist of applicants who have successfully passed the online examination conducted last January 4, 2013 by the Information and Education Division of DAR Regional Office headed by Mrs. Eleanor Tagal, division head. Those who qualified are as follows:
1. Villanueva, David Jr. 11. Camonayan, Marirose T.
2. Felix, Julie P. 12. Lora, Julieta A.
3. Maramag, Fe D. 13. Madria, Benedicta M.
4. Lucas, Charito M. 14. Maximo, Ivan B.
5. Nicolas, Marlon D. 15. Bartoon, Josephine A.
6. Palomo, Mel P. 16. Acoba, Cristeto, Jr. V.
7. Rubi, Moonyeen B. 17. Deray, Pablo, III L.
8. Marcos, Maribel A. 18. Molina, Gladys M.
9. Abarca, Alicia G. 19. Quidasol, Jess Beth G.
10. Alonzo, Carmencita P.
Masters Degree in Public Management, Major in Rural Development (MPM-RD) is a career development program which grants scholarships to qualified and willing employees who are development-oriented, competent, dedicated, accountable government executives and those who has same purpose written in Memorandum Circular No. 41, 2012. Through the project, the scholars can instil development perspectives and advance management capability in the leadership of key sectors of the government in pursuit of a professionalized bureaucracy in the country as the memorandum states.
The specified qualifications of the said program include belonging to the Senior Executive Class (senior government executives) and Middle Managers Class (incumbents or OIC of SG 24 positions), a Permanent employment status, and an age requirement of not more than 55 years. Candidates for the program shall be screened further by the DAR Scholarship Committee upon application.
Regional Director Marjorie P. Ayson considers the program as an effective part of human resource training and development as it strategically carries positive repercussions on the rural development programs of the agency. Ayson posits the willingness of the applicants to increase potential contributions to DAR’s program implementation as an element of progress for the agency. Furthermore, Ayson said that the program is a bottom-up approach where ensuring DAR’s overall outstanding performance is pegged on the growth of the individual employees. Thus, with such a scheme, excellent organizational performance follows closely.
Memorandum Circular No. 41, S, 2012, Office of the President, 2012