Monday, November 28, 2022

Population-Related Data Of Each Iloilo LGU Now Accessible Online

THE MINDANAO LIFE

Population-Related Data Of Each Iloilo LGU Now Accessible Online

Spotlight

How do you feel about this story?

Like
Love
Haha
Wow
Sad
Angry

The provincial government of Iloilo made available online the basic population and population-related data and information of its 42 municipalities and one component city with the launching of the Iloilo Pop Website project (www.ipop-app.com) on Wednesday.

Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr., in his message, said the initiative is very significant since it reflects the capacity of the province in terms of its population and human resources.

“It is in the Population Office working with our mayors and the Public Employment Service Office of the province that we are able to present to the whole world, in the most practical terms, the situation of our people here in the province. Because the most important resources in the province, even in the whole country is the human resource,” he said.

Defensor added that more work is needed to be done since data gathering will continue at the municipal level.

“This is not only a project of the province but a project of everyone. We will ask for your contribution as we develop our data repositories and our capabilities to promote the province to the whole country,” the governor said.

Provincial Population Office (PPO) head Engr. Ramon Yee said the Population Office undertook in 2011 the Comprehensive Data Banking and Management Project to provide population and population-related data and information needs of local government units, partner agencies, researchers, stakeholders, and other data users as reference for development planning, policy-making, program operations, and research activities, among others.

To make the information accessible to the public they decided to come up with a website.

“As a population information resource agency, the Iloilo Pop Website project is in support to the Digital Transformation Initiative of the government for enhanced delivery of public services,” Yee said.

The provincial government has entered into an agreement with the Iloilo State College of Fisheries College of Information, Communication and Technology for the creation of the website.

It underwent a series of pilot testing to look into its functionality and population officers were trained on website encoding and uploading, followed by the encoding of the 2020 Basic Population and Demographic Data of the province to be updated annually.

Commission on Population and Development assistant regional director Jonathan Dioteles said the initiative is a remarkable milestone in data banking and management, being the first province to establish the website in the country. (PNA)

Latest News

Spotlight

The Talk

More Stories

PH’s 153rd Malasakit Center Opens At OFW Hospital In Pampanga

The 153rd Malasakit Center has been officially launched to cater the needs of migrant workers and their families in Pampanga.

Antique’s Cultural Mapping To Serve As Heritage Reference

The government in Antique will use the province’s compilation of yearlong cultural mapping as heritage reference material.

DOTr, TESDA Train Nueva Ecija Drivers Via ‘Tsuper Iskolar’

At least 16 public utility drivers in Nueva Ecija were given the chance to enhance their skills, which could help them gain employment and livelihood opportunities.

Camarines Sur Town Third Best Coastal Community In BFAR’s MMK

The local government unit of Sagñay in Camarines Sur bagged third place in the National Search for Outstanding Coastal Community 2021.

19.6K Recipients Avail Of Sustainable Livelihood Program

Over 19,600 recipients from poor and marginalized sectors have benefited from the government's sustainable livelihood program.

Entertainment

Travel

Motoring