MANILA, Philippines – The Department of the Interior and Local Government’s (DILG) outstanding leaders and innovators will again set their sights on the much-coveted Capacity Development Awards for Catalysts of Excellence (CapDev ACE). Nominations for the different categories is now open and will be accepted until July 30, 2018.

The Local Government Academy (LGA), which is responsible for facilitating the nomination and selection process will be giving out the following awards:

  • Dangal ng Kagawaran (People’s Choice Award)
  • Singsing ng Tanikala (Outstanding City or Municipal LGOO)
  • Tatag ng Agila (Most Outstanding Regional Director)
  • Bugkos ng Bayan (Best Cluster/Highly Urbanized City/Province)
  • Ugnay ng Mamamayan (Best LGRRC)

Now on its 3rd year, the awards system recognizes exemplary performance of DILG employees and offices nationwide. 

(For information about the awards categories and previous winners, read: LGA opens nominations for second year of awards for DILG employees)

For the complete list of eligibility and document requirements for nomination, visit the LGA website ( and click the banner for CapDev Ace or download the forms here.  You may also contact the Human Resource Development Division (HRDD) at (02) 634-1912 loc. 120.

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