Transparency Seal

National Budget Circular 542, issued by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on August 29, 2012, reiterates compliance with Section 93 of the General Appropriations Act of FY 2012. Section 93 is the Transparency Seal provision, to with:

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:

      1. the agency’s mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information;
      2. 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;
      3. their respective approved budgets and corresponding targets immediately upon approval of this Act;
      4. major programs and projects categorized in accordance with the five key results areas under E.O. No. 43, s. 2011;
      5. the program/projects beneficiaries as identified in the applicable special provisions;
      6. status of implementation and program/project evaluation and/or assessment reports; and
      7. annual procurement plan, contracts awarded and the name of contractors/suppliers/consultants

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

A Transparency Seal, prominently displayed on the main page of the website of a particular government agency, is a certificate that it has complied with the requirements of Section 93. This Seal links to a page within the agency’s website which contains an index of downloadable items of each of the above-mentioned documents. Department of Education (DepEd) Compliance with Sec. 91 (Transparency Seal) R.A. No. 10633 (General Appropriations Act FY 2014)

    1. Agency Mandate, Vision, Mission, and List of Officials
      1. Agency Mandate, Vision, Mission
      2. List of Officials, Positions, and Contact Details
    1. Annual Financial Reports
    2. DBM Approved Budget and Corresponding Targets
      1. Approved GAA 2020
    3. Major Projects, Programs and Activities, Beneficiaries, and Status of Implementation
    4. Annual Procurement Plan
      1. Annual Procurement Plan 2021
      2. Annual Procurement Plan 2020
      3. Annual Procurement Plan Common Supplies and Equipment 2020
      4. Annual Procurement Plan 2019
    5. Quality Management System/Agency Operations Manual
      1. ISO 9001:2015 Certificate
    6. System of Ranking Delivery Units
      The Department of Education’s (DepEd) System of Rating and Ranking of Delivery Units enclosed in DepEd Order (DO) No. 28, s. 2019, “Guidelines on the Grant of the Performance-Based Bonus for the Department of Education Employees and Officials,” shall continue to be binding and effective in FY 2020, or until amended, revoked, rescinded, or modified through the official issuance of a DepEd Order.
    7. Agency Review and Compliance Procedure of Statements and Financial Disclosures
    8. DepEd Freedom of Information (FOI) Manual
    9. Certificate of No Early Procurement for FY 2021
    10. Annual Report
      1. Annual Report 2020
      2. Annual Report 2019
    11. Report on Trust Receipt Collection CY 2021 First Quarter
    12. Consolidated Pre-closing Trial Balance as of December 31, 2020
    13. Annual Report on the Status of Income Authorized and/or Used as of December 31, 2020
    14. Statement of Appropriations, Allotments, Obligations, Disbursements and Balances / Financial Accountability Report 1 as of December 31, 2020