Republic of the Philippines
Department of Science and Technology
Information and Communications Technology Office

July 30, 2014
Memorandum Circular No. 2014 – 09001
Series of 2014

FOR : ALL HEADS OF THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS /AGENCIES / BUREAUS, GOVERNMENT-OWNED AND CONTROLLED CORPORATIONS; GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS; STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES; LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS; CONSTITUTIONAL BODIES, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE SENATE AND THE JUDICIARY

SUBJECT : APPROVAL OF THE PHILIPPINE ELECTRONIC GOVERNMENT INTEROPERABILITY FRAMEWORK (PeGIF) VERSION 1.0 FOR IMPLEMENTATION BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

SECTION 1. APPROVAL OF THE PeGIF

The attached PeGIF version 1.0 is hereby approved for implementation by government agencies to define the common knowledge, principles, and standards that national government agencies shall use in the design of data and information systems to enable data exchange and reuse across agencies.

SECTION 2. COVERAGE OF THE PeGIF

The use of the PeGIF is mandatory for the Executive branch of government,including National Government Agencies (NGAs), Bureaus and Offices, Government-Owned and -Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), Government Financial Institutions (GFIs), and State Universities and Colleges (SUCs).

The Legislature, Judiciary, Constitutional Bodies, and Local Government Units (LGUs) are encouraged to use and implement the PeGIF. The PeGIF may also be used by non-government organizations, the academe, and the private sector for interoperability with the systems used by the government.

SECTION 3. ADMINISTRATION OF THE PeGIF

The administration and updating of the PeGIF shall be the responsibility of the Policies and Standards Development Division of the ICT Office. The ICT Office shall develop tools to monitor the PeGIF implementation. The ICT Office, with the assistance of technical experts, shall issue a yearly Evaluation Report of the PeGIF Implementation. This report shall serve as input for updating the PeGIF.

SECTION 4. DIRECTIVE TO THE ICT OFFICE RECORDS OFFICE

The ICT Office records officer is hereby ordered to furnish three (3) certified true copies of this Memorandum Circular to the University of the Philippines Law Center.

SECTION 5. EFFECTIVITY

This Memorandum Circular shall take effect immediately.

 

Recommending Approval:

 

(Sgd.) DENIS F. VILLORENTE
OIC, Deputy Executive Officer for E-Government

 

Approved By:

 

(Sgd.) LOUIS NAPOLEON C. CASAMBRE
Executive Director

Attachments:

DOWNLOAD a copy of the signed MC for PeGIF Part 1.