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NAMRIA kicks off its celebration of the 121st Philippine civil service anniversary
NAMRIA Events | Annrou R. Ramos | 28 September 2021 | Print
NAMRIA officially started its observance of the 121st Philippine Civil Service Anniversary with a virtual programme on 06 September 2021.  The Civil Service Commission carried Transforming Public Service in the Next Decade: Honing Agile and Future-Ready Servant-Heroes as its decade-long theme for the annual celebration.  The theme focuses on the developments and innovations made by the government for a more resilient public service.  As Lingkod Bayani, civil servants are recognized for their positive contributions to the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.   
PCSA banner
The virtual programme started with an opening prayer and the singing of the Philippine national anthem by the NAMRIA Chorale.  The Panunumpa ng Katapatan sa Watawat ng Pilipinas and the NAMRIA Quality Policy were respectively recited by LCdr. Darwin A. Dela Cruz from Hydrography Branch (HB) and Organization of NAMRIA Employees (ONE) Representative, Mr. Cornelio S. Tolentino. This was followed by the Panunumpa ng Kawani ng Gobyerno led by DA Efren P. Carandang and Officer-in-Charge (OIC)-DA John Santiago F. Fabic.  The CREDO of the Public Servant of former Civil Service Commissioner Amado T. del Rosario was read by Mapping and Geodesy Branch (MGB) Dir. Ruel DM. Belen, Geospatial Information System Management Branch (GISMB) OIC-Dir. Febrina E. Damaso, Support Services Branch (SSB) OIC-Dir. Concepcion A. Bringas, Resource Data Analysis Branch (RDAB) OIC-Dir. Ofelia T. Castro, and HB OIC-Dir., CDR Antonio G. Valenzuela, Jr. The month-long activities for the PCSA were then discussed by OIC-Chief, Administrative Division, Atty. Jessie M. Racimo.
BRPH Presbitero Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Dela Cruz (left) and ONE Representative, Mr. Tolentino (right) lead the recitation
of the Panunumpa ng Katapatan sa Watawat ng Pilipinas and the NAMRIA Quality Policy, respectively.
Deputy Administrators Carandang and (OIC) Fabic lead the recitation of the Panunumpa ng Kawani ng Gobyerno.
The Branch Directors read the CREDO of the Public Servant.
                                     MGB Director Belen...                                                          GISMB OIC-Director Damaso...
                               SSB OIC- Director Bringas...                                                      RDAB OIC-Director Castro...
 ...and HB OIC-Director Valenzuela, Jr.
Administrative Division OIC-Chief, Atty. Racimo reports on the month-long activities of NAMRIA for the 121st PCSA.
NAMRIA Administrator Tiangco delivers his inspirational message.
In his inspirational message, NAMRIA Administrator, Usec. Peter N. Tiangco, PhD lauded the continuous modernization efforts of the agency as it adapts to the increasing need for a transformed public service.  He also emphasized the importance of work-life balance, saying that “a true Lingkod Bayani is one who takes care of himself to be of better service for his community and the country.” 
In a related development, Administrator Tiangco led the oath-taking ceremony for NAMRIA’s newly hired and newly promoted employees. A separate, also virtual, oath-taking ceremony for the HB uniformed service took place on 08 September 2021.
NAMRIA’s month-long observance of PCSA features the following activities under the four sub-themes: Linggo ng Lingkod Bayani -  physical and digital display of the PCSA banner in NAMRIA offices in Taguig City (Fort Bonifacio) and Manila (San Nicolas), survey vessels, Magnetics Observatory, NAMRIA website and other social media accounts, virtual exhibit activities, virtual fun run/walk, and virtual Tai-chi/Zumba exercise; Linggo ng Paglilinang ng Yaman Tao – Career Pathing and Succession Planning Workshop, How to Start a Career in Government through NAMRIA webinar, 2021 Public Sector HR Symposium, Cascading Program on NAMRIA Strategic Plan 2021-2028, NAMRIA Awareness Program: Towards Agile and Future-Ready Organization, and the NAMRIA Thanksgiving Mass; Linggo ng Malasakit – NAMRIA Poster- and Slogan-Making Contest on Anti-Drug Abuse; and Linggo ng Pasasalamat, Culminating Program: Loyalty Awardee and Virtual Appreciation-Hour spearheaded by the NAMRIA Program on Awards and Incentives for Services Excellence Committee.
NAMRIA’s virtual PCSA kick-off event was organized and conducted by SSB with the support of GISMB.

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