Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Workshop on RA 9184 in Preparation of PPMP and APP for CY 2020

(Monday4th day of November 2019)

 

Iligan City – In view of the reconstitution of the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) and in compliance with the mandatory requirement of the law, the City Government of Iligan through the leadership of Mayor Celso G. Regencia and in collaboration with Atty. Dexter Rey Sumaoy, Head of the BAC, initiated the conduct of a one-day Training-Workshop on RA 9184 and its revised IRR also known as the Procurement Law for the Preparation of PPMP and APP For CY 2020.

The activity which was conducted on October 24, 2019 at the Sangguniang Panlungsod Session Hall and was participated by Administrative Officers, Supply Officers , together with the members of the Technical Working Group, Secretariat, end-user and union representative.

The activity served as an avenue to discuss and strategize the future procurement activities of the city.

Atty. Sumaoy, shared his expertise on importance of Procurement Planning and Alternative Method of Procurement. He emphasized the importance of procurement planning and said that the overall goal of a particular project will be effectively and efficiently achieved if the agency regularly practices its procurement planning.

He also elaborated the linkage between procurement planning and budgeting as the latter limits the extent of the former, and that all procurement planning must be judiciously done in accordance with the approved budget of procuring entity.

He also talked about public bidding and patiently taught the participants on how to prepare bidding documents and other pertinent papers, including how to evaluate the required documents for bidding.

Sumaoy also enlightened the participants on items to be included in the Annual Procurement Plan for Common Supply Expense and Non-Common Supply Expense and the Project Procurement Management Plan or the PPMP.

The participants actively joined the workshop in the preparation of their respective PPMP and APP. The workshop itself revealed a stunning observation that the preparation of it requires a concerted effort of the administrative and the technical staff.

The said activity emphasized the capacity of the members for a smooth flow procurement process and more importantly, to avoid future legal problems of any of its members.

 

– Maricris Jumalon Tumimbang / CIO

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