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The Department of Science and Technology Sectoral Planning Councils play significant roles in managing the TECHNICOM Program. Headed by their respective directors, the Councils assure that TECHNICOM-funded projects are smoothly implemented according to approved protocols and guidelines.



  • pcieerd

    Philippine Council for Industry,
    Energy and Emerging Technology
    Research and Development

  • pcaarrd

    Philippine Council for Agriculture,
    Aquatic and Natural Resources
    Research and Development

  • pchrd

    Philippine Council for
    Health Research and Development



The major function of the councils is to review and evaluate technical aspects of project proposals following the prescribed criteria for evaluation set by the TECHNICOM Program. Other functions included in the Program implementation include:

  • Review, evaluation and approval of other related requests submitted by the Implementing Agency following the pertinent provisions in the DOST-GIA Guidelines;
  • Coordination and initiation of intervention strategies with other agencies or sectors as may be necessary;
  • Conduct of assessment visits for projects or request under review and evaluation, if necessary;
  • Endorsement of project proposals to the TECHNICOM Program Unit upon evaluation and deliberation;
  • Submission of necessary reports for technical and financial monitoring to TECHNICOM Program Unit as provided in the DOST GIA Guidelines; and
  • Endorsement of representatives to meetings or activities related to the TECHNICOM Program, as may be required.