To ensure the effective and efficient roll-out of the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) to its Regional and Provincial Registration Offices, Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Regional Office II conducted a one (1) day On-boarding/orientation for its newly hired Registration Officers I, and Administrative Assistants II on July 16, 2020 at Pulsar Premier Suits, Buntun Highway, Tuguegarao City. The newly hired employees will form the PhilSys Coordination Teams (PCTs) of the Region and provinces.
Regional Director (RD) Marilyn T. Estrada welcomed the coordination teams of the Regional and PCTs to PSA family. RD Estrada shared that she insisted the conduct of the said on-boarding to make them feel welcomed and belonged. “Welcome to the PSA Family, we hope that with this On-Boarding each team will be equipped with some of the basic information regarding PhilSys,” RD Estrada said. I do not want to deploy each team and coordinate with Local Government Units (LGUs) without fully imbibing the details/importance of the project to the community,” RD Esrada said.
Part of the orientation Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Milagros C. Adduru presented the PSA vision, mission, quality policy, core values, organizational structure and some points regarding the appropriate dress code and behavior in the office.
On the other hand, PhilSys Alternate Spokesperson Ma. Isaandra N. Miguel shared some of the basic information regarding PhilSys such as its background, scopes and objectives and the meaning of the PhiSys logo.
Moreover, RD Estrada reported on the status of the PhilSys Implementation. She shared that the PhilSys Registry Office (PRO) is completing the procurement of the last component of the major blocks of the PhilSys which is the System Integrator (SI). She also discussed the state of other blocks. Besides, as adherence to the new normal the agency adjusted and revised its registration strategies and targets which will now focus on registering 5 Million low-income household heads for this year. This is a commitment to maximize its impact on emerging social protection programs being implemented by the government. Then, CAO Adduru discussed the specific duties and responsibilities for the Registration Officers I and Administrative Assistants II.
Lastly, Engr. Girme M. Bayucan, Statistical Operations and Coordination Division (SOCD) Chief congratulated the newly hired personnel, “you are very lucky and blessed, because out of a hundred applicants you’ve proved and have been given the chance to work with PSA.” Bayican said. He reminded them to live by the PSA Core Values and do their job effectively and efficiently to provide quality service for the general public.The On-Boarding was also attended by the Chief Statistical Specialists/or their representative of the five provinces.