Balaoan is Region I’s Most Competitive Municipality in terms of Infrastructure
The Municipality of Balaoan headed by Mayor Atty. Aleli U. Concepcion ranked No. 79 nationwide and No. 1 in Region I under the Infrastructure Category in the 2016 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) conferred by the National Competitiveness Council (NCC). This was announced during the Regional Competitiveness Committee Summit held on July 14, 2016 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City.
After the successful staging of the 2016 CMCI, the NCC, through the help of the Regional Competitive Councils (RCCs) was able cover 1,245 municipalities nationwide. Based on the framework of the Index, LGU’s were ranked on three (3) pillars which are Economic Dynamism, Government Efficiency and Infrastructure.
The ranks of the LGU’s competitiveness were classified into four (4) categories: 3rd-6th class Municipalities, 1st-2nd class Municipalities, Component Cities and Highly Urbanized Cities.