A Memorandum for All Heads of DOST–CO / Sectoral Planning Councils / Attached Agencies / Institutes and Regional Offices from Elizabeth A. Fontanilla, Director, Administrative and Legal Services with a subject 2017 Development Policy Research Month dated August 17, 2017.

Transmitted is a letter from Mr. Gilberto M. Llanto, President, Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), enjoining all employees of the Department of Science and Technology in the celebration of this year's Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) with the theme "Pagpapatibay ng Desentralisasyon Tungo sa Kaunlarang Panrehiyon."

Pursuant to the Malacañang Proclamation No. 247 dated 02 September 2002, the DPRM aims to promote nationwide awareness on the importance of Policy research in the formulation of national development plans, programs, and policies.

In this regard, agencies, are requested to support this year's campaign through promotional activities such as information dissemination in publications or agency websites, organizing activities/events relative to this year's DPRM theme, and the hanging of banners/streamers per downloadable template from this URL:

For details, please contact Ms. Gizelle Manuel through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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