NSCB Resolution No. 4
Series of 2011

ENDORSING THE BUDGET OF THE AGENCIES OF THE PHILIPPINE STATISTICAL SYSTEM FOR FY 2012 TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT – BATCH 2

WHEREAS, the overall mission of the Philippine Statistical System (PSS) is to provide adequate, relevant, reliable, timely and accessible statistical information and services to the public;

WHEREAS, the NSCB Executive Board is mandated:

  • per Executive Order (EO) No. 121, to review budgetary proposals involving statistical operations and submit an integrated budget for the PSS to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM);  and
  • per NSCB-NEDA-DBM Joint Circular No. 1, s. 1997, to review the proposed budgets for all activities under the System of Designated Statistics pursuant to EO 352, and submit to the DBM its recommendations;

WHEREAS, the National Budget Call (NBC) issued by the DBM on 30 December 2010 reiterates that budget proposals for the conduct of designated statistical activities pursuant to EO 352 for FY 2012 shall require the endorsement of the NSCB Executive Board;

WHEREAS, the PSS, cognizant of the importance of ensuring a linkage between planning and budgeting, defined the budgetary thrusts for the PSS for FY 2012 thru NSCB Resolution No. 1, s. 2011;  

WHEREAS, in the Special Meeting of the NSCB Executive Board held on 07 April 2011, the Board approved NSCB Resolution No. 2, s. 2011, endorsing to the DBM the NSCB-recommended statistical budgets of 12 agencies which submitted their proposals by the original deadline of 25 March 2011;

WHEREAS, based on a directive issued during the Special Meeting, a second batch of budget recommendations by the NSCB shall be submitted to the DBM for agencies which can still submit their budget proposals with the Board approval to be done thru referendum;

WHEREAS, four agencies with designated statistics and four agencies without designated statistics submitted budget proposals for review by the NSCB Technical Staff and for consideration in the second batch of budget recommendations;

WHEREAS, only the proposed statistical budgets of six agencies, namely, DOST, DOT, DSWD, EMB-DENR, FMB-DENR, and PAWB-DENR, were reviewed by the NSCB Technical Staff as the budgets submitted by the other two agencies, BOC and DOE, lacked the necessary details in the budget review;

WHEREAS, based on the referendum held from 28 April to 02 May 2011, the second batch of budget recommendations comprising of the six agencies was approved by the NSCB Executive Board;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED AS IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Board endorse to the DBM the budgets for statistical activities of the six agencies: FMB-DENR, DOT, DOST, EMB-DENR, PAWB-DENR, and DSWD for FY 2012, comprising the second batch, as follows:

FY 2012 BUDGET FOR STATISTICAL ACTIVITIES
(In thousand pesos)
Agency Amount Proposed by the Agency Amount Recommended by the NSCB
       
  ALL AGENCIES 243,901 243,901
       
A. Non-Statistical Agencies    
  With designated statistics 52,921 52,921
1 Department of Tourism (Tourism Research and Statistics Division) 41,225 41,225
       
2 Forest Management Bureau - DENR (Forestry Statistics Section of the Forest Economics Division) 11,696 11,696
       
B. With no designated statistics 190,980 190,980
3 Department of Science and Technology (S&T Resource Assessment and Evaluation Division) 4,954 4,954
       
4 Department of Social Welfare and Development (Policy Development and Planning Bureau and National Household Targeting System) 182,459 182,459
       
5 Environmental Management Bureau - DENR (Statistical Services of the Environmental Planning and Policy Division) 1,966 1,966
       
6 Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau - DENR 1,601 1,601

Approved through referendum on 02 May 2011.
Confirmed this 24th day of May 2011, in Pasig City.

Attested by:

 

ROMULO A. VIROLA
Secretary General

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