Conducted by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in coordination with the Liga ng mga Barangay Jagna Chapter and the Municipal Government of Jagna, the BNEO program is held every after election for the newly elected barangay officials to be oriented on the basics of Barangay Governance and Administration.


Held at the JJ’s Seafood Village, the 33 barangays of Jagna were divided into 3 batches with eleven barangays per batch. Batch 1 started on March 10 until March 12 with the following barangays Buyog, Cambugason, Canjulao, Can-uba, Kinagbaan, Malbog, Mayana, Naatang, Poblacion, Tubod Mar and Tubod Monte. Batch 2 started on March 12 until the 14th is composed of the following baangay-participants: Balili, Bunga Ilaya, Bunga Mar, Can-upao, Faraon, Ipil, Laca, Looc, Nausok, Pangdan and Tejero. The third batch will be held on March 25 to 27 with .


The training spans 3 days to complete the course with the following topics: Basics of Barangay Finance, Barangay Governance Performance Management System, Roles, Duties and Responsibilities of the Barangay Officials/Disciplinary Actions, Maximizing your Barangay Based Institutions, Basics of Barangay Legislation, RA 6713 “Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees, Issues on Environment and Social Concerns (RA 9003, CCA, DRRM, HIV Aids), Incentive awards for Performance and MC on Full Disclosure, BAGAD/Basics of Barangay Development Planning, Basic Barangay Administrative Department Requirements, Barangay Capacity Development Agenda. The expected outputs for the 3 – day activity are Barangay Development Plan (BDP), Barangay Agenda for Governance and Development (BAGAD) and Barangay Capacity Development (CapDev) Agenda. Jagna MLGOO set the tone for the 3-day training-workshop by conducting the leveling of expectations and giving the BNEO framework.


The speakers pool is composed of  MLGOO Judy Grace Dominguez; MLGOO Ismael Vincent Igcalinos; MLGOO Norman Ali; LGOO VI Regina Gina Gatal – Bastes; MLGOO Anthony Dei Dalida; MLGOO Nicanor Bungabong; Ms. Zenaida Galorio, Municipal Accountant; Engr. Gerry Araneta, MPDC and MLGOO Jun Ian Suric.


DILG Provincial Director Loisella E. Lucino personally visited the batch 1 and batch 2 participants giving each an inspirational message and words of challenge to perform their roles, duties and responsibility with sincerity.


Mayor Fortunato R. Abrenilla and Vice Mayor Bonifacio Virtudes, Jr. supported the event and gave inspirational messages to the participants.