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SP Agusan del Norte conducts benchmarking to emulate Agusan del Sur’s Paperless Session

Ms. Cecile S. Pagar, LTSD Division Head of the Secretary to the Sanggunian orients Agusan del Norte visitors on the conduct of Paperless Session Ms. Cecile S. Pagar, LTSD Division Head of the Secretary to the Sanggunian orients Agusan del Norte visitors on the conduct of Paperless Session

Patin-ay, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur – The Province of Agusan del Norte signifies its interest on the paperless procedure in the conduct of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) session by conducting a benchmarking activity on August 24, 2017.

At the ground floor of the SP Session Hall, Legislative Tracking and Services Division Head Cecile S. Pagar from the Office of the Secretary to the Sanggunian Agusan del Sur briefed the team from Agusan del Norte headed by their SP Secretary Gerry Joey Laurito on the advantages of the paperless session procedure that include hassle free data banking, less cost, faster session process, less manpower, upgraded ICT skills and environment friendly because lesser paper are used thus lesser trees are cut for the production of paper. After interactive discussion, the team from Agusan del Norte proceeded to the office of Vice Gov. Samuel E. Tortor to pay courtesy call.

Agusan del Norte IT team members Calvin Caalim and RJ Vincent Lopez were amazed to see how simple and easy are the process used in the actual conduct of the paperless session.

The SP Agusan del Sur is known as pioneer province in the conduct of the paperless session of which they wanted to follow and replicate. It is known as an easy to do mechanism that addresses the long term problem on laborious and expensive production and reproduction of documents used in every Sangguniang Panlalawigan session. The project was a brainchild of former Vice Governor now incumbent SP Member Santiago B. Cane, Jr.

Other LGUs who came to visit and benchmarked on the Paperless Session since its inception in 2007 were the Cities/Municipalities/Provinces of Pangasinan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Camarines Sur, Misamis Oriental, Davao del Norte, Copostela Valley, Dinagat Islands, Island Garden City of Samal, Nueva Ecija, Panabo City, Sto. Tomas, Tagum City, Mati, Davao Oriental, Nabunturan, Trento, Surigao del Norte, Maramag, Bukidnon, Surigao del Sur and Tandag. (M.O.Villasis / LLSO IV - OSS)

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