Executive Order No. 128 mandates the Department to “provide central direction, leadership and coordination of scientific and technological efforts and ensure that the results therefrom are geared and utilized in areas of maximum economic and social benefits for the people”.
Excellent prime-mover of regional and countryside development with equity and gender equality
To spearhead scientific, technological and innovation efforts and ensures that these result to maximum economic and social benefits for the people in the region
Innovation – Excellence – Leadership – Integrity – Teamwork – Empowerment