The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announces the opening of nominations for the 32nd National Statistics Month (NSM) Awards. The NSM Awards System has been instituted since 2002 as a means of providing recognition to participating agencies/organizations in the observance of the NSM.
The awards are given to acknowledge the outstanding participation of government agencies, regional offices, private sector, youth organizations, and local government units in the NSM celebration and to further encourage them to be more active in their involvement in the observance of future NSM celebrations. For this year, the five categories open for nominations are as follows:
1. Best Statistical Activity Conducted by a Government Organization;
2. Best Statistical Activity Conducted by a Private Organization;
3. Best NSM Region;
4. Best Youth Group Advocate for Statistics; and
5. Best Local Government Unit Advocate for Statistics.
The NSM is conducted annually pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 647, s. 1990 “Declaring the Month of October of Every Year as the National Statistics Month,” to promote, enhance, and instill awareness and appreciation of the importance and value of statistics to the different sectors of society.
Nominations for the awards and supporting documents will be accepted on or before 31 August 2022 by the 33rd NSM Secretariat through:
Ms. Lotis I. Ira
Chief Statistical Specialist
Statistical Policies and Programs Division
Philippine Statistics Authority
17th Floor Eton Centris Cyberpod Three
EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
The winners of the 32nd NSM Awards, which will be announced during the 33rd NSM Closing Ceremony on 28 October 2022, will each receive a plaque of recognition.
For nomination forms and further details (e.g., mechanics and criteria), on the 32nd NSM Awards, please visit https://psa.gov.ph/node/167556. You may also reach the 33rd NSM Secretariat through:
- Standards Service, Censuses and Technical Coordination Office