TRANSPARENCY SEAL EXPLAINED
In National Budget Circular No. 542, issued on August 29, 2012, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) reiterates compliance by all offices of the national government, including state universities and colleges, government-owned and controlled corporations, government financial institutions and local government units with Section 93, the Transparency Seal provision, of the General Appropriations Act of 2012, to wit:

“Sec. 93. Transparency Seal. To enhance transparency and enforce accountability, all national government agencies shall maintain a transparency seal on their official websites. The transparency seal shall contain the following information: (i) the agency’s mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information; (ii) annual reports, as required under National Budget Circular Nos. 507 and 507-A dated January 31, 2007 and June 12, 2007, respectively, for the last three (3) years; (iii) their respective approved budgets and corresponding targets immediately upon approval of this Act; (iv) major programs and projects categorized in accordance with the five key results areas under E.O. No. 43, s. 2011; (v) the program/projects beneficiaries as identified in the applicable special provisions; (vi) status of implementation and program/project evaluation and/or assessment reports; and (vii) annual procurement plan, contracts awarded and the name of contractors/suppliers/consultants.”

The Circular also declares that the respective heads of the agencies shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with this section.


The Circular directs that the Transparency Seal must be prominently displayed on the main page of the agency website, and linked to a page within the agency website that contains the aforementioned documents in downloadable format. 



Symbolism of the Transparency Seal 


A pearl that is buried inside a tightly-shut shell is practically worthless. Government information is a pearl, meant to be shared with the public in order to maximize its inherent value.


The Transparency Seal, depicted by a pearl shining out of an open shell, is a symbol of a policy shift towards openness in access to government information. On the one hand, it hopes to inspire Filipinos in the civil service to be more open to citizen engagement; on the other, it seeks to invite the Filipino citizenry to exercise their right to participate in governance.


This initiative is envisioned as a step in the right direction towards solidifying the position of the Philippines as the Pearl of the Orient – a shining example for democratic virtue in the region.
 

I. DENR mandates and functions, names of officials with their positions and designations, and contact information

II. Annual Financial Reports

             a. FAR No. 1.  Statement of Appropriations, Allotments, Obligations, Disbursements and Balances (SAAOBDB)

                         a.1. FY 2024 - Current ( Q1; Q2 )
                          a.2. FY 2023 - Current ( Q1Q2Q3Q4
                          a.3 FY 2022 - Current ( Q1; Q2 ; Q3Q4 )
                          a.4. FY 2021 - Current ( Q1 ;  Q2 ;  Q3 ;  Q4)
                          a.5. FY 2020 - Current ( Q1 ;  Q2 ;  Q3Q4
                          a.6. FY 2019 - Current ( Q1 ;  Q2  Q3  Q4 )
                          a.7. FY 2018 - Current (Q1;    Q2;    Q3Q4 )
                          a.8. FY 2017  -  Current (Q1;   Q2;   Q3Q4)
                                         Continuing (Q1;   Q2Q3Q4)
                          a.9. FY 2016  - Current (Q1;   Q2; Q3;  Q4)
                                                  Continuing (Q1;   Q2;  Q3;  Q4)
                         a.10. FY 2015 (Current / Continuing) -  ( Q1 Q2  Q3 Q4 )
                         a.11. FY 2014 (Current / Continuing)  (as of December 31, 2014)
                          a.12. FY 2013 (as of December 31, 2013)
     
             FAR No. 1-C Statement of Obligations, Disbursements, Liquidations and Balanaces for Inter-Agency Fund Trunsfers
                     
                      a. FY 2024 ( Q1 )
                      b. FY 2023 ( Q1 ; Q2 ; Q3 ; Q4 )
                      c. FY 2022 ( Q1 ; Q2 ; Q3 ; Q4 )
                      d. FY 2021 ( Q1 ; Q2; Q3Q4 )

       b. FAR No. 4. Summary Report on Disbursements

                     b.1 FY 2024 [ January, February,March ] [ April, May, June 
                     b.2 FY 2023 [ January  February March ] [ April  May June ] [ July  August September ] [ October  November December]
                     b.3 FY 2022 [ January February March ] [ April  May June ] [ July  August September ] [ October  November December ]
                     b.4 FY 2021 ( Q1 ;  Q2 ; Q3 ; Q4)
                            January February  April  May July  August  October  November
                     b.5 FY 2020 ( Q1 ;  Q2 ; Q3Q4 )
                            January  February  April    May    July   August  October  November
                          b.6 FY 2019 ( Q1 ;  Q2  Q3  Q4 )
                            January  February   March   April   May   June
                            July  August  September
                          b.7 FY 2018 ( Q1Q2 Q3  Q4
                          b.8 FY 2017 (Q1Q2 Q3Q4)
                          b.9 FY 2016 (Q1, Q2  Q3  Q4)
                          b.10 FY 2015 (as of December 31, 2015)
                     b.11 FY 2014 (as of December 31, 2014)
                         b.12 FY 2013 (as of December 31, 2013)
     

       c. BAR No. 1. Quarterly Physical Report of Operations 

               

                   c.1.FY 2024 ( Q1 )  

                   c.1. FY 2023 ( Q1 ; Q2 ; Q3 ; Q4 )

                   c. 2 FY 2022 ( Q1 ; Q2 ; Q3 ; Q4 )

                   C.2 FY 2021 ( Q1 ; Q2 ; Q3Q4)

                   c.3. FY 2020 ( Q1  ;  Q2 ;  Q3Q4 )

                   c.4 FY 2019 ( Q1 ;  Q2  Q3  Q4 )

                   c.5 FY 2018 (Q1  Q2  Q3  Q4 )

                           c.6 FY 2017 (Q1  Q2  Q3  Q4)
                           c.7 FY 2016 (Q1, Q2 , Q3 , Q4
                           c.8 FY 2015 (as of December 31, 2015)
                           c.9 FY 2014 (as of December 31, 2014)
                          c.10 FY 2013 (as of December 31, 2013)
                           c.11 FY 2012 (as of December 31, 2012)
 
                      

d. FAR No. 5. Consolidated Quarterly Report of Revenue and other Receipts

                 
                   d.1 FY 2024 ( Q1 )
               d.2 FY 2023 ( Q1 ; Q2Q3Q4)
               d.3 FY 2022 ( Q1 ; Q2 ; Q3 ; Q4 )
               d.4 FY 2021 ( Q1 ; Q2 ;  Q3 ;  Q4)
               d.5 FY 2020 ( Q1Q2 ; Q3Q4)
               d.6 FY 2019 ( Q1 ;  Q2 ;  Q3  Q4 )
               d.7 FY 2018 (Q1  Q2    Q3  Q4 )
                   d.8 FY 2017 (Q1  Q2  Q3  Q4)
                   d.9 FY 2016 (Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4)
                   d.10 FY 2015 (as of December 31, 2015)
               d.11 FY 2014 (as of December 31, 2014)
                   d.12 FY 2013 (as of December 31, 2013)
 
               e. FAR No. 6 - STATEMENT OF APPROVED BUDGET, UTILIZATIONS, DISBURESEMENTS AND BALANCES FOR TRUST RECEIPTS
                     
                     e.1 FY 2024 ( Q1 )
                     e.2 FY 2023 ( Q1 ; Q2; Q3; Q4 )
                     e.3 FY 2022 (Q1 ; Q2 ; Q3 ; Q4 )
                     e.4 FY 2021 ( Q1 ;  Q2 ; Q3 ; Q4 )
              

f.Financial Plan

                            f.1 FY 2024 
                            f.1 FY 2023
                            f.2 FY 2022
                            f.3 FY 2021
                            f.4 FY 2020
                            f.5 FY 2019
                            f.6 FY 2018
                            f.7 FY 2017
                            f.8 FY 2016
                            f.9 FY 2015 

III. DENR approved budgets and corresponding targets 

                         a. DENR Approved Budget with corresponding targets FY 2024                         
                         b. DENR Approved Budget with corresponding targets FY 2023
                         c. DENR Approved Budget with corresponding targets FY 2022
                         d. DENR Approved Budget with corresponding targets FY 2021
                         e. DENR Approved Budget with corresponding targets FY 2020
                         f. DENR Approved Budget with corresponding targets FY 2019
                         g.  DENR Approved Budget with corresponding targets FY 2018
                         h. DENR Approved Budget with corresponding targets FY 2017
                         i. DENR Approved Budget with corresponding targets FY 2016
                         j.  DENR Approved Budget with corresponding targets FY 2015
                        k.  DENR Approved Budget with corresponding targets FY 2014
 
IV. PROGRAMS, PROJECTS, ACTIVITIES, BENEFICIARIES, AND STATUS OF IMPLEMENTATION FOR FY 2015-2017
 
                a. National Greening Program (List of Beneficiaries)
           
                           a.1 2015
                          a.2 2016
                      a.3 2017
                      a.4 2018     
                      a.5 2019 (continuing)
                      a.6 2020       
                      a.7 2021
                      a.8 2022
                      a.9 2023
                      a.10 2024
                 

 

 

 

                      2. CY 2016

                      b.2.1 Residential Free Patent (RA/10023)

                            b.2.2 Agricultural (CARP under fund 158)

                           3. CY 2017
                     8. CY 2022
                            a. Free Patent - Agricultural
                            b. Free Patent -  Residential
 
                      9. CY 2023
                            a. Free Patent - Agricultural
                            b. Free Patent - Residential
 

V. Annual procurement plans, contracts awarded and the name of contractors/ suppliers/ consultants

                Annual Procurement Plans

a. Annual Procurement Plan FY 2025 [APP CSE FY 2025]
b. Annual Procurement Plan FY 2024 [APP CSE FY 2024] [CSE Indicative] [Non-CSE First Submission]
c. Annual Procurement Plan FY 2023 [ APP CSE FY 2023 ] [ Indicative ] [ FY 2023[First Semester Revised[Second Semester Revised]
e. Annual Procurement Plan FY 2021  / Non-CSE / Indicative
f. Annual Procurement Plan FY 2020 / Non-CSE
g. Annual Procurement Plan FY 2019  /  Non-CSE
h. Annual Procurement Plan FY 2018
i. Annual Procurement Plan FY 2017
j. Annual Procurement Plan FY 2016
k. Annual Procurement Plan FY 2015
l. Annual Procurement Plan FY 2014 (PS / NON-PS / NON-PS NGP)
              Performance Monitoring Report
a. PMR 2024 (January - June )
g. PMR 2018 (January - June)  (July - December)
 
 

VII. Quality Management System Certification /Agency Operation Manual   

VIII. Freedom of Information CY 2022

           a. Inventory

           b. Registry

           c. Summary