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DBM approves additional regional offices



DBM Press Release


PAGPAPAHALAGA KINA LOLO AT LOLA Sec. Mina approves creation of additional regional offices, plantilla positions of the National Commission of Senior Citizens.


Coinciding the inking into law of the expanded Centenarian Act by President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Mina F. Pangandaman approved the creation of eight additional regional offices and 96 positions for the National Commission of Senior Citizens (NCSC) on Monday, 26 February 2024.



I echo the sentiments of the President when he emphasized that ‘we stand on the shoulders of giants.’ Our elders are the pillars of society. We owe so much to them. It is the time for us to recognize their significance and guarantee the dignity and rights that they fairly deserve,” expressed Sec. Pangandaman.



Strengthening of the NCSC


Republic Act No. 11350 dated July 25, 2019 stipulates the formation of the NCSC under the Office of the President. Its primary objectives are to advocate for and facilitate collaboration among stakeholders and senior citizens, guarantee the successful implementation of a range of programs and services focused on advancing the health and well-being of senior citizens, and create a supportive and conducive environment for the elderly.


According to data from the NCSC, the Commission caters to more than nine (9) million senior citizens aged 60 and above, in Regions I to XIII, CAR, and the National Capital Region (NCR).




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Guest
Mar 26

Tama mas maganda ،ATM na para direct na sa senior.

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Mar 23

Ano ba ang gagawin ng Commission na ito sa ikabubuti namin na mga Senior Citizen? Hindi maliwanag ang mga programa. Meron na ba na naging kapakinabangan in terms of financial assistance atbp.? Paki educate lang ako baka di ko lang alam. Maraming salamat.

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Guest
Mar 17

dati 500 dapat yung social pension ng tatay ko pero 450 lang natatanggap nya ayos talaga baka ngayon na 1k baka my kaltas padin dapat kasi direct nalang sa atm ng beneficiary napaka tamad kasi ng gobyerno natin di na minomonitor yung nasa baba basta makabigay nlg ng ayuda kaya yung mga swapang sa pera eh ninanakawan kmi sa brgy

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