BSP honors outstanding stakeholders, partners in Bicol

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NAGA CITY---  In recognition of their invaluable contribution in nation building and support of its advocacy programs, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) conferred accolades to their deserving institutional partners and stakeholders on Tuesday at the BSP Assembly Hall here.
 
Now on its 23rd year, BSP honored organizations and institutions that have provided exemplary support to the BSP’s statistical undertakings, especially in disseminating vital information regarding the BSP’s programs and advocacy in its 2016 Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lunch for their stakeholders in Bicol region.
 
With the theme “sustained partnership, sustained economic growth,” BSP took cognizant of the successful alliance that they have built with their partners through the years, highlighting their assistance in delivering the BSP’s primary mandate of promoting price stability and ensuring financial stability.
 
Ngo & Sons Trading and Industries, Inc. was this year’s Outstanding Respondent among Large and Medium Firms while Ramarplus Incorporated was recognized as the Outstanding Respondent among small firms for the Business Expectation Survey (BES) in Region V.
 
The award is given to respondents who have regularly submitted their responses to the quarterly BES on time.
 
This year’s Outstanding Partner for the report on regional economic developments award went to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)-Region V.  Also awarded as Outstanding Regional Partners in currency programs of BSP were the Diocese of Legazpi for coin recirculation and Albay Bankers Association and Camarines Sur Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the Demonetization of the New Design (NDS) series.
 
The award given to the outstanding regional partner in currency program of the BSP for the demonetization of the NDS reconizes stakeholder’s efforts in providing exemplary support in the promotion, coordination and implementation of the demonetization of the NDS banknotes of the BSP.  Recipients may come from partners coming from the private, public, non-government organizations, groups or individuals.
 
This year’s Outstanding regional partners for implementing BSP advocacy on the conduct of Public Information Campaigns was awarded to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Bicol regional office and Central Bicol State University of Agriculture (CBSUA) (Naga Branch).  
 
DSWD and CBSUA were cited in terms of their responsiveness to requests, logistics support and invitation of participants to ensure the smooth conduct of PICs in their respective localities. (MAL/LSM-PIA5/Camarines Sur)