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