Year-End Irrigation Management Transfer (IMT) Performance Evaluation and Orientation on Devolution Transition Plan of Communal Irrigation System (CIS) to Local Government Units (LGUs)

Monday, December 20, 2021 - 13:30

National Irrigation Administration - Quezon Irrigation Management Office (NIA-QIMO) together with Engr. Wilson M. Lopez Regional Manager, Engr. Nicasio Pagdanganan Jr. Division Manager, Engr. Edwin C. Nazareno Sr. Engineer and Sofia Carmelita Resurreccion Supervising IDO conducted Year-End Irrigation Management Transfer (IMT) Performance Evaluation and Orientation on Devolution Transition Plan of Communal Irrigation System (CIS) to Local Government Units (LGUs) attended by Quezon Province Federation of Communal Irrigation System Irrigators Association in Ouans Farm and Resort, Lucena City on December 9, 2021.

The event was conducted to orient the CIS Irrigators Association on the Devolution Transition Plan of CIS to LGU stated in the Mandanas Ruling.

Ms. Resurreccion discussed the phases of the transition plan which is the 1. Pre-transition phase, 2. The transition phase, 3. Full-turnover phase and 4. Institutional Development Phase. She encouraged the Irrigation Associations (IAs) to avail the condonation program before the full turnover of their CIS to their LGU.

"Even there is devolution of CIS, NIA will still assist the LGU when it comes to capacity building of irrigators association" quoted by Engr. Lopez

Wet Season 2021 IMT Operation and Maintenance Incentives were also distributed to the Irrigators Association. | A. Camaymayan - QIMO

Inauguration of the Newly Constructed NIA-CBIMO Administration Building Naic, Cavite

Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 15:15

Inauguration of the Newly Constructed NIA-CBIMO Administration Building

Naic, Cavite, Dec. 16 – The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) conducted the inauguration of the newly constructed building of NIA Cavite-Batangas Irrigation Management Office (CBIMO) located in Brgy. Ibayo Silangan, Naic, Cavite on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 attended by the NIA top management from Central and Regional Office and CBIMO personnel.

The event started with the ceremonial ribbon cutting with NIA top management and the blessing of the new building led by Rev. Fr. Benedict Insigne.

The construction of the two-storey building started last December 14, 2020 and completed last October 5, 2021 with the help of the trusted contractor DQT Builders Corporation. With about 900 sq.m. building area, this will promote a more conducive office space for its employees and other NIA stakeholders.

NIA CALABARZON Regional Manager Engr. Wilson M. Lopez started his message with gratitude as this new building is a great blessing to the NIA CBIMO employees and will be the medium of a more efficient work.

“Tayo ay mga steward ng ating Panginoon sa mga bagay na ito na dapat nating pagyamanin," Lopez.

The activity was presided by NIA Senior Deputy Administrator (SDA), Engr. Romeo M. Lopez, the building was inaugurated and now ready to use by the employees of NIA-CBIMO.

In his message, NIA Senior Deputy Administrator shared his brief history in NIA. He highlighted the importance of a good and quality workplace to keep the employees on task and work efficiently.

“Dapat mag-improve din tayo sa pagbibigay ng serbisyo sa ating mga stakeholders”, he emphasized.

He further shared that dedication to work is the key to a better service. I KBO-CBIMO

NIA Region 4A conducts its CY 2021 2nd Management Review for spearheaded by Engr. Wilson M. Lopez, Regional Manager

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 15:15

NIA Region 4A conducts its CY 2021 2nd Management Review for spearheaded by Engr. Wilson M. Lopez, Regional Manager, together with Engr. Erwin M. Lucela, Engineering and Operations Division (EOD) Manager, Ms. Reynaria N. Tapia, Administrative and Finance Division (AFD) Manager, and Irrigation Managament Office (IMO) Division Managers and staff on December 14, 2021 at NIA Region 4A Training Center.

Part of the activity is the Irrigation Managament Offices (IMOs) presentation of their Internal Quality Audit Finding and its status, starting from Cavite-Batangas IMO to Laguna-Rizal IMO and Quezon IMO.

The Regional Office ISO Core Teams together with the Engineering and Operations Division (EOD) and Administrative and Finance Division (AFD) presented their respective accomplishments as to the following: 1) Status from previous management review; 2) External and internal issues relevant to the Quality Management System; 3) Extent to which Quality Objectives have been met and process performance; 4) Internal and External Audit Reults including non-conformities and corrective actions; 5) Monitoring and measurement of results; 6 ) performance of external providers; 7) adequacy of resources; 8 ) Effectiveness to actions taken to address risk and opportunities; and Opportunities for improvement.

Engr. Lopez reminded the managers and their staff regarding the to the ISO 9001:2015 and office and that they should incorporate the said formats of reports presented to their monitoring and monthly meetings, and to adopt continual improvement of the ISO to the benefit of NIAs clientele. | J.S. De Lumban

Refresh and intensify their skills in project planning and construction

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 08:30

A training was conducted particularly for Project Designers and Project-In-Charge from November 24 to 26 2021 to refresh and intensify their skills in project planning and construction.

The three days Training on Design and Project Construction was delivered by seasoned engineers of NIA Region IV-A namely: Engr. Wilson M. Lopez, Engr. Erwin M. Lucela, Engr. Romulo M. Angeles, Engr. Marinel P. Tobias, Engr. Wendalyne I. Bonita, Engr. Marilou A. Lontok and Engr. Rhea Marfesa C. Ruiz.

All participants are expected to improve, continue exceling in their fields and contribute to the growth and good performance of the agency in serving our clients. | DD Gabrido

Training-Workshop on News, Feature and Basic Photojournalism

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 08:30

LOOK l National Irrigation Administration Region IV - A concluded the Training-Workshop on News, Feature and Basic Photojournalism last December 1-3, 2021 at NIA Region IV-A New Training Center, NIA Compound, Pila, Laguna, participated by the Regional Office and field offices personnel which was led by Mr. Kier Gideon Paolo M. Gapayao, Information Center Manager, Philippine Information Agency (PIA), Rizal and Mr. Dwight Michael B. Sunico, Public Information Assistant, PIA.

The 3-day activity enabled the participants to write sample articles, captions for captured photos, and news report.

The Management is expecting that all participants are to be contributors of the agency's newsletter and other IEC materials that will reach the whole CALABARZON. | MMTTejero - RID

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