AWARDS

Awarding Date and Place Title of Award Commendation/ Quotation Awarding Agency
December 3, 2014 37th Most Competitive City-Overall Competitiveness Category The City of Tacurong placed 37th in the 2014 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index or CMCI of the National Competitiveness Council. National Competitiveness Council Philippines
October 22, 2014         General Santos City National Nominee – 2013 National Best PESO Award Department of Labor and Employment
September 17, 2014 Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance For its commitment in promoting child rights to survival, development, protection, and participation Council for the Welfare of Children
August 15, 2014 General Santos City Best Government Emergency  Response Management (Basic Search and Rescue) for TRACER Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council XII
August 15, 2014 General Santos City 2nd Best CDRRMC-Component City Category Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council XII
June 26, 2014 General Santos City Red Orchid Award For having garnered a total score of 94.38% based DOH’s set criteria for implementing a 100% Tobacco-Free Environment and following the World Health Organization’s MPOWER Framework. Department of Health
Feb. 13, 2014 Best Performing PESO in Region XII-Component City Category For the outstanding performance in the delivery of employment programs and services to its constituents and DOLE clientele in the region Department of Labor and Employment
22nd among Top 50 Most Competitive Cities Tacurong scored 54.65 in the 2012 Regional Competitiveness Indicators Survey spearheaded by the National Competitiveness Council. The survey covered 122 cities nationwide. Results were based on 3 major factors: economic dynamism, government efficiency, and basic infrastructure. National Competitiveness Council (NCC)
Rank 8 in Renewal of Business Registration Tacurong is among local government units with the least number of steps required for processing business renewals. NCC
Dec 3, 2013Kidapawan City Sandugo Kabalikat In grateful recognition for its support and cooperation given to the National Voluntary Blood Services Program  which resulted to immeasurable success in making safe blood available National Voluntary Services Program, DOH XII
Nov. 21, 2013Isulan, SK Most Outstanding LGU for its support in Riparian Zone Management Program Implementation for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Allah Valley Landscape Development Alliance
August 6, 2013General Santos City Best Prepared Volunteer Group Regional DRRM and Office of Civil Defense XII
August 6, 2013General Santos City Best Prepared City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Regional DRRM and Office of Civil Defense XII
July 31, 2013 Tacurong City Scroll of Honor A National Award given to LGU-Tacurong City for its support to the National Blood Services Act of 1994 Philippine Red Cross
December 2012 Regional Winner, Gawad Pamana ng Lahi Department of Interior and Local Government
December 2012 Regional Winner, Local Legislative Award Department of Interior and Local Government
2012 Seal of Good Housekeeping-Silver Department of Interior and Local Government
September 10, 2012, General Santos City 1st Place- Tacurong City Responsive Assistance and Coordinated Emergency Search and Rescue (TRACER), Search for Excellence in DRRM and Humanitarian Assistance (Volunteer Organization Category) For the commendable performance in the implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management approaches and Humanitarian Assistance activities, notwithstanding the risks involved in carrying out the role as Volunteer Emergency Responders. Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council XII
September 10, 2012, General Santos City 2nd Place, Search for Excellence in DRRM and Humanitarian Assistance (CDRRMC-Component Cities Category) For the commendable performance in the implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management approaches and Humanitarian Assistance activities, thereby ensuring the social well-being and economic development of its populace. Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council XII
January 2012City of Tacurong Seal of Good Housekeeping for CY 2011 In recognition of its efforts in advancing the principles of accountability and transparency in local governance Department of Interior and Local Government
November 11, 2011City of Koronadal 2011 Child-Friendly City Component City Category (Regional Winner) 2011 Child-Friendly City Component City Category (Regional Winner) Regional Council for the Welfare of Children / Department of Social Welfare and Development
December 27, 2010City of Tacurong Citizen’s Satisfaction Center Seal of Excellence For its VERY GOOD performance in providing services to the public and its adherence to requirements prescribed by republic Act No. 9485 or the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007 (The City of Tacurong is Rank Three overall in the entire country) Civil Service Commission (CSC)
May 2010 Plaque of Recognition For the usual support and remarkable contributions renderd during the conduct of the Palarong Pambansa held at Tarlac, Philippines, last April 11-17, 2010 Department of Education
March 2009   Model City in Region XII in the formulation of Citizen’s Charter, implementing RA 9485 Civil Service Commission
February 11, 2008 Galing Pook 2008 sa Multi-Sectoral Alliance for the Allah Valley Landscape Planning and Management Allah Valley Landscape Development Alliance: Lalawigan ng South Cotabato at mga Bayan ng Banga, lake Sebu, Norala, Sto. Nino, Surallah at Tiboli; at Lalawigan ng Sultan Kudarat, Lungsod ng Tacurong at mga Bayan ng Bagumbayan, Esperanza, Isulan at Lambayong bilang isa sa sampung pinakamahusay na programa ng pamahalaang lokal sa buong Pilipinas sa taong 2008. Kagalang-galang na Pangulong Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
November 2004Davao City The Kaagapay Seal of Excellence in Local Governance For its outstanding contributions toward achieving sustainable development through excellence in local governance (The City of Tacurong is one of the few LGSP beneficiaries to receive the award) Department of Interior and Local Govenrment (DILG); Philippines-Canada Local Government Support Program (LGSP); Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)