1. DENR Offices
DENR Western Visayas has administrative jurisdiction over the Provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz and Iloilo in Panay Island, Guimaras Island and the Province of Negros Occidental in the island of Negros. Its region office is located in Iloilo City while its six (6) PENR and eleven (11) CENR Offices are strategically located in areas accessible to both DENR clienteles and existing DENR Programs and Projects.
In the Province of Aklan, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) is located in Kalibo, Aklan where the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) of Kalibo is also co-located. PENRO Aklan covers all the 17 municipalities within Lone District of Aklan. CENRO Kalibo covers 12 municipalities in the southern part of Aklan, while the newly created CENRO Boracay covers the 5 municipalities in the northern part of the province.
The PENRO for the Province of Antique is located in San Jose, Antique where the CENRO of San Jose is also co-located. PENRO Antique covers all the 18 municipalities of Antique. CENRO San Jose covers 11 municipalities in the southern part while CENRO Culasi covers the 7 municipalities in the northern part of the province.
In the Province of Capiz, both the PENRO and CENRO Roxas City are located in Roxas City, Capiz. Both PENRO Capiz and CENRO Roxas City covers all the 16 municipalities and 1 city in the Province of Capiz.
In the Province of Iloilo, the PENRO is located in Iloilo City where CENRO Iloilo City is also located. PENRO Iloilo covers all the 40 municipalities and 2 cities in the province. CENRO Iloilo City covers 15 municipalities and 1 city in the central to southern part while CENRO Barotac Nuevo covers 15 municipalities and one city in the central part of the province. CENRO Sara covers the remaining 12 municipalities in the northern portion of Iloilo.
The Province of Guimaras is covered by a PENRO located in Jordan, Guimaras. This covers all the 5 municipalities in the province.
The Province of Negros Occidental has 1 PENRO and 4 CENROs. PENRO Negros Occidental which is located in Bacolod City covers all the 19 municipalities and 13 cities in the province. CENRO Bacolod City covers 9 municipalities and 5 cities from the central to the northern part while CENRO Cadiz City covers 3 municipalities and 5 cities in the northern portion of the province. CENRO Kabankalan City covers 8 municipalities and 2 cities in central to the southern part while CENRO Sipalay City covers 1 municipality and 1 city in the southern part of the province. (See Organizational Chart)
2. Manpower Complement
Per plantilla of positions authorized by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), DENR Region VI has one thousand seventy-three (1,073) permanent positions as of March 31, 2012. Of these, eight hundred forty six (846) positions, or 78.84%, are filled up while two hundred twenty-seven (227) or 21.16% are vacant positions. Per plantilla, there are 280 positions or 26.10% for the regional office while 793 positions or 73.90% are for the field offices.
Aside from permanent personnel, DENR VI has fifty-five (55) casual positions and two hundred forty seven (247) contractual and ob hires regionwide.