NIA and DAR turnover P25.4-million Sta. Cruz CIP

The National Irrigation Administration (NIA), in partnership with the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), turnovers the Sta. Cruz Communal Irrigation Project (CIP) in Jaro, Leyte to the Taytay-Iphag-Gapas Irrigators Association (TIGIA), Inc., headed by Tito T. Liporada (IA President) on March 12, 2021.

The project was completed on December 2020, funded by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program-Irrigation Component (CARP-IC), amounting to P25.4-million.

This aims to provide reliable irrigation water to 116 hectares service area in barangay Sta. Cruz and Pange, which will benefit to 66 farmers and 20 agrarian reform beneficiaries.

NIA and DAR turnover P7.6-million Hingatungan-Salvacion CIS

The National Irrigation Administration (NIA), in partnership with the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), turnover the Hingatungan-Salvacion Communal Irrigation System (CIS) to the Salvacion Rice Farmers Irrigators Association (IA), headed by Rodulfo E. Daguoc, on March 16, 2021.

The Hingatungan-Salvacion CIS was constructed in 1992. However, some of its irrigation facilities were earth canals. Farmers eventually experienced problems affecting flow of irrigation water to their ricefields, which also resulted conflicts between members of the IA.

NIA RO 8 ATTENDS THE PORTFOLIO REVIEW MEETING BY JICA

The NIA RO 8 Acting Regional Manager Ruby C. Tuan Jr., together with the Operation Department Manager Engr. Delsy J. Revellame, attended the portfolio review meeting for FY 2020/2021 conducted by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on March 3, 2021 via teleconferencing.

The meeting focused on the (1) priority agenda in the sector including updates on policies and programs; (2) implementation review of ongoing projects with critical issues; and (3) updates on the status of completed projects with pending/sustainability issues.

Also, other concerned NIA Officials attended the said activity.

NIA CO CONDUCTS COORDINATION MEETING IN NIA RO 8

In line with the thrust of the NIA Administrator Ricardo R Visaya, to complete previous years projects and to institute measures to improve delivery of NIA services, the Operation Department Manager, Delsy J. Revellame; Systems Management Division (SMD) Manager, Eusebio S. Villamanto; SMD Area Engineer, Louie V. Mendoza, and RO 8 CARP Monitor, Renzo M. Mercado, conducted a coordination meeting with NIA RO 8 staff headed by the Acting Regional Manager Ruby C. Tuan, Jr. on March 3, 2021.

NIA RO8 ADOPTS SOLAR POWERED IRRIGATION SYSTEM

The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Region 8, spearheaded by the Acting Regional Manager Ruby C. Tuan, Jr., aims to complete four (4) Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS) this CY 2021. These projects are Bahay Small Irrigation Project (SIP); Camire Communal Irrigation Project (CIP); Kan-ipa Communal Irrigation System (CIS); and May-it SIP.

 

The construction and installation of three (3) sites of solar pump works, amounting to 16.6M for Bahay SIP in San Miguel, Leyte is expected to serve a total of 108 hectares with 33 farmer beneficiaries of Bahay-San Miguel Irrigators Association, Incorporated.

 

NIA USHERING 2021

January 12, 2021

 

The National Irrigation Administration Region 8 participated the NIA-wide Ushering for CY 2021 with the theme, “2021: Fostering Resiliency and Efficiency for Proficient Service through Innovations and Modernization”. Acting Regional Manager, Ruby C. Tuan Jr., spearheaded the unveiling of the Aperture Optimism Board and was assisted by Norma M. Monisit (EOD Manager), Anacleta C. Velasco (AFD Manager), and representatives from the Irrigation Management Offices (IMOs).

 

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