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Service Recognition Incentive 2022 for Government Employees

Service Recognition Incentive 2022 for Government Employees

The Service Recognition Incentive (SRI) is given to government employees to honor their hard work and vital support of the administration’s ongoing efforts to create more efficient government operations and responsive public service delivery. 

In the previous years, an SRI not exceeding Ten Thousand Pesos (P10,000) was given to personnel in the Executive Department.

For this year SRI, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. authorizes the grant of a one-time SRI at a uniform rate not exceeding PHP20,000 for all government personnel.

Who are qualified for Service Recognition Incentive (SRI)?

a. Civilian personnel of national government agencies (NGAs), including those in state universities and colleges (SUCs), government-owned or -controlled corporations (GOCCs), regular, contractual or casual employees, members of the military and the police, as well as fire and jail personnel under the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) ; 

b. Personnel of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), and National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA); and

c. Personnel of local government units (LGUs), including those in the villages, may also receive the incentive depending on the LGUs’ financial capability, subject to limitations in their respective budgets under the Local Government Code of 1991.

Rice Allowance

Marcos also issued an AO authorizing the grant of one-time rice assistance for all government personnel.

Who can receive Rice Allowance?

a. Civilian personnel in NGAs, including those in SUCs, GOCCs, government financial institutions (GFIs), government instrumentalities with corporate powers, and government corporate entities occupying regular, contractual, or casual positions;

b. Military, police, fire, and jail personnel, BuCor, PCG, and NAMRIA employees;

c. Individuals and groups of people whose services are engaged through job orders (JO), contracts of service (COS), or similar working arrangements defined under a Commission on Audit circular order.

When will be the release of SRI 2022 and Rice Allowance?

Malacañang released Administrative Order no. 1 (Authorizing the Grant of Service Recognition Incentive to Government Employees for Fiscal Year 2022 

Based on AO No. 1,  the release of SRI to all qualified government employees shall not be earlier than Dec. 20, 2022.

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