Three officials from DA-Philippine Carabao Center (DA-PCC) National Headquarters received recognition during the Regional Honor Awards-Region 3 under the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Honor Awards Program (HAP) for exemplary display of public service.
To commemorate this accomplishment, the Human Resource Management Section conducted an award ceremony for the awardees from DA-PCC.
Knowledge Management Division (KMD) Chief Dr. Eric P. Palacpac and Head Researcher of the Breeding and Genetics Unit Dr. Ester B. Flores were conferred the CSC Pagasa Award (Individual Category), while Chief of Livestock Biotechnology Center Dr. Claro N. Mingala received the Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award. Dr. Flores has also officially advanced as one of the semifinalists in the National level. In addition, Ms. Anna Reylene Montes from DA-PCC University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) also bagged the CSC Pagasa Award in Region IV.
The CSC HAP is an annual program that aims to motivate or inspire government employees to improve their quality of performance and instill deeper involvement in public service. This is in line with the Philippine Civil Service Anniversary Celebration, which is conducted every month of September.