Operation and maintenance strategies for the on-going wet crop season CY 2020, the status of free irrigation campaign in Region 1 and precautionary measures that are being undertaken by NIA officials during the pandemic were the main topics at the radio block time dubbed "Irigasyon ay Buhay".
Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional Executive Director Lucrecio R. Alviar, Jr. and Pangasinan Irrigation Management Office Manager Guadencio "Dennis" M. De Vera were guests at last week's KBP virtual forum.
The importance of national food security amid the worsening pandemic cannot be overemphasized. Top officials here headed by Regional Manager Angelito S. Miguel conduct its Mid-Year Regional Managers' Conference to assess NIA R1's performance vis-a-vis its set targets for the past six months.
Tri-media representatives from the government and private firms participate in the Lower Agno River Irrigation System Improvement Project (LARISIP) Tour which features significant irrigation development in Eastern Pangasinan. NIA officials led by Regional Manager Angelito S. Miguel ushered news correspondents at the NIA Re-regulating pond and Baket-Baket diversion dam in San Manuel and Rosales, Pangasinan respectively.
Unity, cooperation, teamwork and smart use of modern technology was the formula for success in this year's National Irrigation Administration (NIA) founding anniversary on June 22, 2020.