GAWAD PARANGAL 2021
NOCECO First Virtual Gawad Parangal
NOCECO GAWAD PARANGAL is the award program where we recognize employees’ loyalty to the Cooperative. It is the Coop’s way of honouring its employees’ dedicated and relentless service in delivering exceptional and quality electric service to the member consumer owners within the area coverage. It is also a venue of acknowledging their significant contributions in strengthening the progress of the rural electrification program.
This year’s Gawad Parangal is historical as we recognize employee service awardees in our first ever NOCECO Virtual Gawad Parangal 2021 with the theme: “Celebrating Milestones Amidst Pandemic”. Our theme this year depicts NOCECO’s continued appreciation to its employees and their milestone of reaching this far in their employment life despite the many challenges we faced during the pandemic. Due to restrictions, we are compelled to do the recognition event virtually this year. Though we want to gather as one NOCECO family to witness the momentous awarding ceremony as we would normally do, we have to adhere to the “new normal” and follow protocols.
The virtual event was premiered through Facebook Live on February 26, 2021 in our Facebook page - NOCECO Foundation Anniversary. Employees tuned in to watch the live event at the comfort of their desks, others used their personal mobile phones and employees in the main office set up a viewing venue for the said broadcast. Families of employees also joined in to watch this virtual event, showed their support and shared how proud they were of their awardee family member.
The 10, 15, 25, 30 and 35 year - service awardees will be receiving a customized plaque of recognition from the Cooperative as a token while the 20 year service awardee will be receiving a customized service ring. The Cooperative also recognize the years of hard work of the 2021 retiring employees. All retirees who served 30 years and above will receive a customized service bracelet from the Cooperative as a token of appreciation and recognition of their loyalty to NOCECO.
In addition to our service awardees, we recognize and acknowledge the area who has met the minimum collection efficiency rating for the year 2020. The objective of this award is to provide incentive to the area with high collection efficiency, to boost employees’ morale, to promote cooperation and commitment among office and field workers, to motivate employees to accomplish their target timely and to encourage consistent performance improvement in terms of collection, disconnection and meter reading efficiencies.
The award for Best in Collection Efficiency for the year 2020 is given to AREA 1.We recognize all AREA 1 employees for their contribution to the over-all performance of NOCECO for the year 2020 in terms of collection efficiency.
Although our normal way of commemorating the event was disrupted, we at the Human Resource Management and Development Department are driven to go out of our comfort zones and think of ways on how to interactively carry out the program. This activity squeezed out our creative juices as it also allowed us to take advantage of the technology and the use of social media. This virtual awarding ceremony opened the way for us to go digital, borderless and reach more audience.
As we continue to deliver the promise of providing the best and quality electric service to our member consumers today and in the coming years, we take pride in honoring the employees whose behind the success of NOCECO through this event. Our virtual ceremony is proof that we are still capable of celebrating the achievement and milestones of our employees despite and amidst the pandemic.