MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur (PIA)--The Lanao del Sur Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) is looking forward to stronger and better security in the province as they craft the Peace and Order and Public Safety (POPS) Plan.
During the recently held joint meeting of the PPOC-Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PADAC) on June 22, the council presented the POPS Plan as a three-year term-based plan formulated by the local POC to improve life in the communities by ensuring social protection and safety in the locality.
Accordingly, this consists of programs and activities on peace and order, public safety, and those that strengthen local government capability aimed toward the effective delivery of basic services.
The council said this is incorporated in the Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) of the LGUs.
As a requirement for consideration and review by the Department of the Interior and Local Government and endorsement to the Department of Budget and Management, the plan will be the basis of the approval for budget allocation for the confidential fund.
Currently, the POPS Plan is expected to be formulated within the first 200 days of the newly-elected local chief executives.
Further, the Peace and Order Council secretariat shall orient the Technical Working Group on their duties and responsibilities, and shall draft the plan incorporating therewith provisions of the POPS Plan Manual. (CRG/PIA-10/Lanao del Sur)