The policymaking body of Metro Manila on statistical matters to provide direction and guidance to the region's statistical development activities.

Composition

Chair:

  • Chairman, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

Vice Chair:

  • Regional Director, Philippine Statistics Authority - NCR

Members:

a. Government Agencies:

  1. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

  2. Commission on Higher Education - NCR

  3. Commission on Population - NCR

  4. Department of Budget and Management - NCR

  5. Department of Environment and Natural Resources - NCR

  6. Department of Education - NCR

  7. Department of Information and Communications Technology

  8. Department of the Interior and Local Government - NCR

  9. Department of Health - NCR

  10. Department of Labor and Employment - NCR

  11. Department of Tourism - NCR

  12. Department of Transportation

  13. Department of Public Works and Highways - NCR

  14. Department of Social Welfare Development - NCR

  15. Department of Trade and Industry - NCR

  16. Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board

  17. Land Transportation Office - NCR

  18. Technical Education and Skills Development Authority - NCR

b. Planning Development Office

  1. MetroPlanado

c. State/Universities and Colleges

  1. University of the Philippines - School of Statistics

  2. Polytechnic University of the Philippines, College of Science

d. Private Sector

  1. Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

Powers and Functions

The following are the powers and functions of the RSC presented in the PSA Board:

  • The RSC shall oversee the implementation in the regions of policy decisions made by the PSA Board and the adoption of prescribed statistical standard methodologies and classification systems;

  • It will also formulate statistical policies designed to resolve local statistical issues and recommend workable schemes towards the improvement of local level statistics;

  • Institute measures to strengthen the statistical capability of the local statistical system including the personnel thereof;

  • Elevate to the PSA board, statistical matters which cannot be resolved at the local level;

  • Create inter-agency statistical working groups, as the need arises, that could attend to technical issues and problems and supervise the activities of these working groups;

  • Meet at least once a quarter at such date, time and place it may decide;

  • Submit periodic reports to the PSA.