Ilocos Sur was awarded a plaque of recognition for being the pioneer Local Government Unit (LGU) in endorsing the Updated PCIP incorporating risks and climate considerations as prescribed in the Enhanced Operation Manual of I-PLAN at the Subic Bay Travelers Hotel, Subic last 15 February 2023.

The award was accorded to the Provincial Local Government Unit of Ilocos Sur by the officials of the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP)-Project Support Office (PSO) North Luzon Cluster led by PSO Director Crispulo G. Bautista Jr.

Ilocos Sur Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator also designated as the Provincial Project Management and Implementing Unit (PPMIU) head Architect Estrelita Rugnao received the award on behalf of Governor Jerry Singson.

The awarding ceremony is part of the three-day PRDP PSO-RPCO-P/C/MPMIU General Assembly Meeting.