Regional Statistics Committee (RSC)

Regional Statistics Committee Composition

The RSC shall be established in the regions by the PSA Board to provide direction and guidance to regional/local statistical development activities. It shall serve as the policymaking body on statistical matters and shall serve as the venue for discussion and resolution of statistical issues at the local level. the PSA Board can create a RSC should there be new regional groupings.
The RSCs shall supersed any statistical committees/subcommittees in the regions. Existing provincial statistical committees shall be recognized by the RSCs. 
Establishment of RSC - Composition
Regional Director from National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) is the one spearheading the said committee. Vice Chairperson is the Regional Director of PSA, members are the division chiefs from the regional offices of the following government offices:
1. Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas – Lucena Branch
2. Department of Labor and Employment IV-A
3. Department of Interior and Local Government IV-A
4. Department of Tourism IV-A
5. Department of Budget and Management IV-A
6. Department of Trade and Industry IV-A
7. Department of Education IV-A
8. Department of Health IV-A
9. Commission on Population IV-A
10. Commission on Higher Education IV-A
11. Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Board IV-A
12. Department of Energy - Energy Policy and Planning Bureau
13. Office of Civil Defense IV-A
14. National Intelligence Coordinating Agency IV
15. University of the Philippines Los Baños – Institute of Statistics
16. De La Salle – Lipa City
17. University of Rizal System
18. Adventist University of the Philippines
19. Batangas Provincial Planning and Development Office
20. Cavite Provincial Planning and Development Office
21. Laguna Provincial Planning and Development Office
22. Quezon Provincial Planning and Development Office
23. Rizal Provincial Planning and Development Office
24. Calamba City Planning and Development Office
25. Philippine National Police IV-A
26. National Meat Inspection Service IV-A
27. Department of Agriculture IV-A
28. Technical Education and Skills Development Authority IV-A
29. Department of Social Welfare and Development IV-A
30. Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources IV-A
31. Department of Public Works and Highways IV-A
32. Department of Environment and Natural Resources IV-A
33. Bureau of Local Government Finance IV-A
34. Department of Science and Technology IV-A
Establishment of RSC – Powers and Functions
The following are the powers and function of the RSC presented in the PSA Board:
  • The RSC shall oversee the implementation in the regions of policy decisions made by the PSA Board and the adoption of prescribed statistical standard methodologies and classification systems;
  • It will also formulate statistical policies designed to resolve local statistical issues and recommend workable schemes towards the improvement of local level statistics;
  • Institute measures to strengthen the statistical capability of the local statistical system including the personnel thereof;
  • Elevate to the PSA board, statistical matters which cannot be resolved at the local level;
  • Create inter-agency statistical working groups, as the need arises, that could attend to technical issues and problems and supervise the activities of these working groups;
  • Meet at least once a quarter at such date, time and place it may decide;
  • Submit periodic reports to the PSA.

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