PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF

LANAO DEL NORTE

VISION

“A sustainably developed agri-fishery and eco-cultural-sports tourism destination in a community of God-loving, resilient and socially cohesive people with local governance anchored on inclusive growth.”

MISSION

    • “Our mission is to build a just, humane and prosperous community of self-reliant and empowered people.To achieve this state of well-being for the province, we will ensure that the people are given equitable access to resources, basic social services and economic opportunities”.
    • “We will advocate ecological consciousness among our people, aware that we can achieve long-termprosperity only under a framework of sustainable development”.
    • “We will pursue agri-based industrialization and stimulate investments that utilize local resources,believing that such development thrust shall generate gainful employment for our people.We will develop the skills of our people through continuous training and relevant education to prepare them for global competition.”
    • “We recognize our new role as providers of services and as a resource center for local governmentunits at the municipal and barangay levels.  This new role mandates us to build the capabilities ofthe LGUs and people’s organizations who will be our active partners in development. This partnership will allow us to develop a dynamic system of self-governance and entrepreneurship at the grassroots level, aware that this way of life creates and sustains genuine political and economic freedom.”
    • “We will promote close cooperation among national line agencies, local government units, and non-governmental organizations in the design and implementation of development programs, recognizing that collaboration and teamwork yield far greater benefits at much lesser cost.”
    • “Finally, our aim is to render selfless public service in an improved system of local governance that wouldlead towards attainment of a better quality of life for all.”

OFFICE MANDATE

For the Province:

    • Agricultural extension and on-site research services and facilities which include the prevention and control of plant and animal pets and disease; dairy farms, livestock markets, animal breeding stations, and artificial insemination centers; and assistance in the organization of farmers’ and fishermen’s cooperatives and collective organizations, as well as the transfer of appropriate technology;
    • Industrial research and development services, as well as the transfer of appropriate technology;
    • Pursuant to national policies and subject to supervision, control and review of the DENR, enforcement of forestry laws limited to community-based forestry projects, pollution control law, small-scale mining law, and other laws on the protection of the environment; and mini-hydro electric projects for local purposes;
    • Subject to the provisions of Title Five, Book I of this Code, health services which include hospitals and other tertiary health services;
    • Social welfare services which include programs and projects on rebel returnees and evacuees; relief operations and, population development services;
    • Provincial buildings, provincial jails, freedom parks and other public assembly areas, and other similar facilities;
    • Infrastructure facilities intended to service the needs of the residents of the province and which are funded out of provincial funds including, but not limited to, provincial roads and bridges; inter-municipal waterworks, drainage and sewerage, flood control, and irrigation systems; reclamation projects; and similar facilities;
    • Programs and projects for low-cost housing and other mass dwellings, except those funded by the Social Security System (SSS), Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF): Provided, that national funds for these programs and projects shall be equitably allocated among the regions in proportion to the ration of the homeless to the population;
    • Investment support services, including access to credit financing;
    • Upgrading and modernization of tax information and collection services through the use of computer hardware and software and other means;
    • Inter-municipal telecommunications services, subject to national policy guidelines; and
    • Tourism development and promotion programs.

PLEDGE

We, the official and employees of the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte, commit to:

Perform our duties and responsibilities selflessly with utmost

Effectivity and efficiency with strict compliance to our service standards

Observing supreme courtesy and honesty in rendering

Public service without prejudice

Leading to our client’s satisfaction and

Empowering the public through access to information of our services.

Frontline services are readily available

Implementing social, economic, infrastructure and development programs that are

Responsive to the needs of our constituents to

Serve the best interest thereby addressing

True peace, unity and prosperity in Lanao del Norte.