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PSA Romblon Conducts 2022 CBMS Data Turnover to the Remaining 12 LGUs

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Reference Number: 2024-036

25 March 2024. ROMBLON, ROMBLON. Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) Romblon successfully conducted the 2022 Community-based Monitoring System (2022 CBMS) Data Turnover Ceremony of the last 12 LGUs in the province last March 21, 2024 at DC Munting Paraiso Resort, Agnay, Romblon, Romblon. The LGUs includes Cajidiocan, Ferrol, Looc, Magdiwang, Odiongan, Romblon, San Agustin, San Andres, San Fernando, San Jose, Santa Fe and Santa Maria at DC Munting Paraiso Resort, Brgy. Agnay, Romblon, Romblon. The other five (5) municipalities—Alcantara, Banton, Calatrava, Concepcion and Corcuera—were the first municipalities to receive the CMBS data last February 02, 2024 at Romblon National Institute of Technology (RNIT), Alcantara, Romblon.


PSA MIMAROPA Regional Director Ms. Leni R. Rioflorido, PSA-Romblon Chief Statistical Specialist Engr. Johnny F. Solis, and Senior Statistical Specialist Mr. Gerald M. Morada led the 2022 CBMS Data Turnover Ceremony. This momentous occasion marks the culmination of data gathering and processing, the beginning of a new phase in municipal development, and the growth of government services to those most in need.

Present at the event were Municipal Mayors – Hon. Christian LL. Gervacio of Ferrol, Hon. Arthur Rey Tansiongco, MD of Magdiwang, Hon. Egdon T. Sombilon of San Jose, and Hon. Elsie T. Visca of Santa Fe, Vice Mayors – Hon. Norman Fatalla of San Agustin and Hon. Joel Ibañez of San Andres, Department Head of PESO Mr. Ronald M. Geronimo, LGOOII Mr. Florid John Gonzales of DILG Romblon, Asst. PPDC Ms. Evelyn Magayam, MPDCs – Mr. Noli G. Muyargas of Ferrol, Ms. Sheilah Sofia P. Rance of Magdiwang, Mr. Alexander G. Foja, Jr. of Odiongan, Mr. Marlon Falcutila of Romblon, Ms. Concepcion Angela S. Quijano of San Agustin, Mr. Marlon A. Azor of San Andres, Ms. Darryl V. Perez of San Fernando, Mr. Derrick E. Mayor of Santa Fe and Ms. Dinah A. Antonio of Santa Maria, Sangguniang Bayan Members – Hon. Ronald Riano of Romblon and Hon. Faith M. Macato of Magdiwang , Municipal Agriculturist Engr. Ramel L. Fabon of Santa Maria, Municipal Statistician Mr. Allen Jopette F. Agustin of Cajidiocan, MSWDO Ms. Gemma M. Murchante of San Agustin, Mr. Paul Jaysent Fos of PIA Romblon, and aligned agencies, demonstrating strong support for the initiative.

SrSS Morada presented the highlights of the 2022 CBMS findings. Along with RD, CSS, Municipal Mayors, MPDCs and witnesses, the Data Turnover Agreement was then signed. The Municipal Mayors, Vice Mayor and representatives of the twelve (12) LGUs then expressed their acceptance messages. They expressed their appreciation for the enumerators' efforts and gratefully thanked PSA. They also assured that the LGU would ensure the data's security and that it would be utilized for the development of the community.

The MPDCs from each of the twelve (12) LGUs then gave presentations about their strategies and initiatives for utilizing CBMS data and ensuring its security. They emphasized in their discussion how municipalities may use the data from the 2022 CBMS to make evidence-based decisions and tailor ideas.

The final note was given by CSS Solis. He expressed gratitude to all those involved in making the event a success. He acknowledged the efforts of the CBMS team- SrSS Gerald M. Morada who is also the CBMS Focal Person of PSA Romblon, Supervising Statistical Specialist II Engr. Mark Andrew F. Cesar, Information Systems Analyst I Mr. Jair Fajutagana, and including the field personnel and processors. He then added in his message that Romblon’s economic growth marked 9.8% in 2022, placing second in the MIMAROPA Region. Furthermore, he gave an overview of the Birth Registration Assistance Program- a project that offers free birth registration. He also shared to the participants that some BRAP beneficiaries had already received SECPA Birth Certificates. He emphasized that the productive and efficient implementation of BRAP between PSA and LGUs is demonstrated by the successful issuing of SECPA Birth Certificates. He further said that rather than being the end, the CBMS Data Turn-Over Ceremony is the beginning of something new, and that we will all collaborate to build a better, more successful, and peaceful community.

Romblon is the first province in the MIMAROPA Region to complete the Data Turnover Ceremony for all municipalities.


For further information, please contact the Romblon Provincial Statistical Office with contact numbers 0939-876-0734 / 09213013323 and email address