Four (4) Mechanical Engineering students of Eastern Visayas State University, Ormoc City Campus successfully completed the 240 hours of on-the-job-training (OJT) at the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Region VIII.

Regional Manager, Ruby C. Tuan, Jr. spearheaded the graduation on September 13, 2022 at the NIA VIII Training Center, expressing his high hopes that these students will graduate in their chosen field, be part of the NIA family in the future, and be one of the committed employees to perform the mandate of the Agency, which is to assist the farmers and improve their quality of life.

Likewise, the Administrative and Finance Division (AFD) Manager, Arnel B. Mendoza; Engineering and Operation Division (EOD) Manager, Jojo A. Arceño; and the Administrative Section Chief, Raquel R. Salceda, showed support to these students.

Moreover, the students sincerely expressed their gratitude to NIA for accepting their last-minute OJT application, and especially for the knowledge and experiences they have acquired from the Equipment Management Section, under the supervision of Joel G. Masayon.

The NIA is committed to continue to upskill, not just its employees, but also the next generation for an efficient and competent future leaders.