2017 Top Performing Local Government Unit in NCR, according to the 2017 Local Peace and Order Council Audit.
2017 Quezon City Accounting Department, for being one of 2017 Outstanding Accounting Offices evaluated nationwide in terms of quality, timeliness and accuracy of the city government’s 2017 financial reports, from the Commission on Audit.
2017 Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), passing all progressive assessment system adopted by the Department to give distinction to remarkable local government performance across several areas.
2017 Most Competitive City in the Philippines, by the National Competitiveness Council, during the 5th Annual Regional Competitiveness Summit; in the ‘competitiveness’ sub-categories: Quezon City was no. 1 in Infrastructure, and no. 2 in Economic Dynamism, Government Efficiency, and Resiliency.
2017 Champion for Best in Government Inter-Operability (G2G) category, and Finalist, for the Seal of Excellence given to private lying-in clinics as the city’s Best in Customer Empowerment entry and rCHITS for its Best in Government Inter-Operability entry, at the 6th e-Gov Awards, organized by the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP), in cooperation with the Department of Interior and Local Government and the Department of Information and Communications Technology.
2017 First Runner-up, “Best City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council – Highly Urbanized City Category” at the 19 th Gawad KALASAG, by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).
2017, multiple awards from the Department of Health, for exemplary Local Health Systems and Innovations in providing health services to QC constituents.
These are: 7 awards in the ‘Over 1 Million Population’ Category – including a Plaque of Appreciation “for QC-LGU’s commitment and support in strengthening the health systems within the National Capital Region (NCR) for better health outcomes and quality of life of Metro Manilans;” Outstanding Local Government Unit for: unparalleled performance and innovations in the implementation of the National AIDS/STI Prevention and Control Program in NCR, for the implementation of the National Blood Services Program, and for the implementation of the Dangerous Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program; the Purple Ribbon Award for exemplary practices in the implementation of the Reproductive Health and Family Planning Program; and exemplary performance in the achievement of program goals and targets of the National Tuberculosis Control Program.
2017 First Place – Best City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (Highly Urbanized City Category) and 2nd Place – Best Government Emergency Management Service (Advanced Urban GEMS category) in the National Capital Region; QC’s Barangay Sto. Cristo was awarded 1st place for Best Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committee (Urban Barangay Category) and Melencio Castelo Elementary School was Best Public School 1st place awardee (Urban Category).
2017 Apolinario Mabini Award, from the Philippine Foundation for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled, for “exceptional services to the mass of citizens with disabilities within its jurisdiction”.
2017 Mapagkalinga Award for the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs, from the Department of Social Welfare and Development NCR, for the city government’s programs and services for the elderly.
2017 OpenGov Recognition of Excellence Award at the Philippine OpenGov Leadership Forum 2017 conferred by Singapore-based OpenGov Asia, which has initiated a series of awards for the public sector in ASEAN, for leaders who are leading their localities through digital transformation.
Risk Reduction and Management Council, conferred at the 18th Annual Regional Gawad Kalasag in 2017*
Quezon City Department of Public Order and Safety (DPOS) was also named as second best government emergency management team (GEM – urban category)* Barangay Sto. Cristo in Quezon City was the Best Barangay Disaster Risk Management Committee (urban category)* Melencio M. Castelo Elementary School in Batasan was the Best School in the Public School category.