DepEd Memorandum for Service Recognition Incentive (SRI) 2023
ALL REGIONAL DIRECTORS
ALL SCHOOLS DIVISION SUPERINTENDENTS
ALL OTHER IMPLEMENTING UNITS (IUs)
Atty. MICHAEL WESLEY T. POA
Undersecretary and Chief of Staff Officer in-Charge,
Office of the Undersecretary for Finance
FRANCIS CESAR B. BRINGAS
Assistant Secretary for Operations Officer-in-Charge,
Office of the Undersecretary for Operations
SUBJECT: Guidance on the Releasing of Service Recognition Incentives (SRIs)
DATE December 15, 2023
In compliance with Administrative Order No. 12, s. 2023 or the Authorizing the Grant of Service Recognition Incentive to Government Employees for Fiscal Year 2023 as promulgated by the Office of the President of the Philippines, all Regional and Schools Division Offices are hereby directed to observe the following guidelines for the releasing of the cash incentive:
1. The Service Recognition Incentive to be distributed to qualified DepEd employees shall be a uniform amount of eighteen thousand pesos (PHP 18,000.00).
2. Schools Division Offices and other Implementing Units shall begin the processing of payments on December 18, 2023 (Monday), and the distribution of the SRIs shall commence on December 19, 2023 (Tuesday).
3. The default mode of distribution of the SRIs shall be in cash only.
4. Exception on the cash-only mode of distribution shall only be afforded for teachers in far-flung areas and only upon their written request. The SRIs of the concerned teachers may be distributed via their payroll ATMs.
All offices concerned with the processing and releasing the SRI are expected to expedite the payment subject to usual budget, accounting, and auditing rules.