The Regional Development Administration Committee (RDAC) convened its 3rd Regular Meeting for CY 2015 spearheaded by the Regional Planning and Development Office (RPDO) last September 8, 2015 at the RPDO Conference Hall, ARMM Compound, Cotabato City.
Atty. Anwar A. Mlang, DILG-ARMM Regional Secretary and Committee Chair, presided the meeting with Engr. Baintan A. Ampatuan, RPDO Executive Director.
Ms. Melanie M. Indar, RPDO-Macro-Economic Planning Division (MEPD) Chief, led the presentation on the updates on Water and Sanitation (WatSan), ARMM-Humanitarian and Development Action Plan (ARMM-HDAP) Preparatory Requirements on Peace and Governance Cluster, and updates of member-agencies on Governance Reform.
As a result, the committee agreed on the creation of the Regional Sub-Committee on WatSan (RSCW), a sub-committee that will serve as the coordinating and monitoring body on WatSan projects in the region.
Member agency updating on the efforts in support to governance reforms were also undertaken during the meeting.
The meeting was attended by regional line agencies such as Commission on Audit (COA), Administrative and Management Services (AMS-ORG), Regional Budget and Management Office (RBMO), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG),Civil Service Commission (CSC),Philippine National Police (PNP-ORG), Office of the Civil Defence (OCD), A Single Drop of Safe Water (ASDW), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-ARMM), Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB), 6th Infantry Division, Bureau of Public Information (BPI), Regional Reconciliation and Unification Commission (RRUC), National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM), Office of the Regional Treasurer (ORT), Technical Management Services (TMS-ORG), Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP).
RDAC is one of the four (4) sectoral committees of the REDPB tasked to advise the Board on matters concerning development administration upon recommendations of various committees. RPDO-MEPD serves as the technical secretariat of the RDAC.