National Budget Circular 542, issued by the Department of Budget and Management on August 29,2012, reiterates compliance with Section 93 of the General Appropriations Act of FY 2012 Section 93 is the Transparency Seal provision, to wit

Sec. 93. Transparency Seal. To enhance transparency and enforce accountability, all national government agencies shall maintain a transparency seal on their official websites. The transparency seal shall contain the following information: (i) the agency's mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information; (ii) annual reports, as required under National Budget Circular Nos. 507 and 507-A dated January 31, 2007 and June 12, 2007, respectively for the last three (3) years; (iii) their respective approved budgets and corresponding targets immediately upon approval of this Act; (iv) major programs and projects categorized in accordance with the five key results areas under E.O. No. 43, s. 2011; (v) the program/projects beneficiaries as identified in the applicable special provisions; (vi) status of implementation and program/project evaluation and/or assessment reports; and (vii) annual procurement plan, contracts awarded and the name of contractors/suppliers/consultants.

Congratulatory Letter and Scorecards


I. Agency's Mandate, Vision, Mission and List of Officials

  • Agency's Mandate, Vision and Mission
  • List of Officials

II. Annual Financial Reports





  • Statement of Approved Budget, Utilizations, Disbursements and Balances for Trust Receipts (FAR No. 6)





III. DBM Approved Budget and Corresponding Targets


IV. Projects, Programs and Activities, Beneficiaries, and Status of Implementation


V. Annual Procurement Plan





VI. QMS ISO Certification


VII. System of Ranking the Delivery Units


VIII. Satisfaction of Good Governance Conditions


  • Guidelines for Review and Compliance Procedure of Statements and Financial Disclosure (SALN)



IX. NISU Freedom of Information (FOI)