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Dissemination of Executive Order No. 27

July 17, 2017

DepEd Memorandum No. 120, s. 2017

(Directing All Government Agencies and Instrumentalities, Including Local Government Units, to Implement the Philippine Development Plan and Public Investment Program for the Period 2017-2022)


Assistant Secretaries
Bureau and Service Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Division Superintendents
Public Elementary and Secondary Schools Heads
All Others Concerned

1. For the information and guidance of all concerned, enclosed is a copy of Executive Order No. 27 dated June 1, 2017 entitled Directing All Government Agencies and Instrumentalities, Including Local Government Units, to Implement the Philippine Development Plan and Public Investment Program for the Period 2017-

2. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.


(Enclosure to DepEd Memorandum No. 120, s. 2017)




WHEREAS, Executive Order (EO) No. 5 (s. 2016) adopted the long-term vision entitled Ambisyon Natin 2040, as a guide for development planning over the next twenty-five years, to enable Filipinos to attain a standard of living encapsulated by the phrase: “matatag, maginhawa at panatag na buhay;”

WHEREAS, the United Nations General Assembly, of which the Philippines is a member, adopted Resolution No. 70/1 on 25 September 2015, laying down seventeen goals as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which aims to eradicate poverty and promote inclusive and sustainable growth for all;

WHEREAS, the President’s 0+10-Point Socioeconomic Agenda lays down the priority strategies that have direct and positive impact on the lives of the Filipino people in order to attain genuine inclusive growth;

WHEREAS, to ensure their achievement, the goals stated in the Ambisyon Natin 2040, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the President’s 0+10-Point Socioeconomic Agenda have been translated into coherent strategies and policies in the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022;

WHEREAS, the PDP 2017-2022, as the first medium-term plan to operationalize Ambisyon Natin 2040, aims to lay down a solid foundation for more inclusive growth, a high-trust and resilient society, and a globally competitive knowledge economy;

WHEREAS, the PDP 2017-2022 was approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board on 20 February 2017, following a series of Cabinet-level and technical inter-agency discussions and stakeholder consultations;

WHEREAS, there is a need to identify the priority programs and projects that will be carried out by agencies for the period 2017-2022 in support of the PDP and which will be embodied in the Public Investment Program (PIP) 2017-2022;

WHEREAS, the successful implementation of the PDP and PIP rests on the support of all the stakeholders;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution and existing laws, do hereby order:

SECTION 1. Adoption and Dissemination of the PDP 2017-2022. All departments, offices and instrumentalities of the national government, including government-owned or -controlled corporations (GOCCs), and the local government units, whether or not they receive funding support through the General Appropriations Act, are hereby directed to adopt and disseminate the PDP 2017-2022 and undertake efforts leading to its full implementation.

SECTION 2. Alignment of Programs with the PDP 2017-2022 All heads of departments, offices and instrumentalities of the national government, including GOCCs, are hereby directed to align their budgetary and departmental/corporate programs with the strategies and activities identified in the PDP 2017-2022.

SECTION 3. The PIP 2017-2022. The PIP 2017-2022 shall contain the priority programs and projects to be implemented by the national government based on the submissions of national government agencies and instrumentalities, including GOCCs, which must all adhere to the PIP formulation guidelines issued by the NEDA on 20 January 2017.

The formulation of the PIP 2017-2022 shall be completed by July 2017 and updated annually and simultaneously with the preparations for the annual National Government budget, or as may be determined by NEDA.

SECTION 4. PDP and PIP Monitoring and Reporting. The NEDA Secretariat shall work together with various implementing agencies for the prioritization and sequencing of identified strategies, policies, programs, and projects, including proposed legislation. The monitoring of outcomes and implementation shall be reported regularly to the appropriate NEDA Board Committees, existing Cabinet Clusters, and Inter-Agency Committees of the government.

All heads of departments, offices and instrumentalities of the national government, including GOCCs, are hereby directed to submit to the NEDA Board, through the NEDA Secretariat, the agency performance/accomplishment reports with respect to the outcomes and outputs identified in the PDP and PIP, in the format and frequency prescribed by the NEDA Secretariat. The NEDA Secretariat shall prepare the Socioeconomic Report to present the accomplishments of outputs and outcomes and recommend policy directions for moving forward.

SECTION 5. Implementing Rules and Regulations. The Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General is hereby authorized, upon consultation with the Office of the President, to issue such memoranda, circulars or other orders as may be considered necessary or advisable in the coordination of the implementation, monitoring, assessment and updating of the PDF and PIP.

SECTION 6. Funding. The amount necessary to implement the provisions of this Order shall be identified by the Department of Budget and Management. The appropriations necessary for the continued implementation of this Order in succeeding years shall be prepared in accordance with regular government budget procedures and shall be included in the budgets of the concerned national government agencies under the annual General Appropriations Act.

SECTION 7. Separability Clause. If any section or part of this Order is held unconstitutional or invalid, the other sections or provisions not otherwise affected shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION 8. Repealing Clause. All other orders, guidelines, rules, regulations, and issuances or parts thereof which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Order are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.

SECTION 9. Effectivity. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.

DONE in the City of Manila, this 1st day of June in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Seventeen.


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