The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Regional Office 1 under the dynamic leadership of its Regional Manager Vicente R. Vicmudo commissioned sixteen strong-willed employees for a 5-day training at the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Urdaneta Office last September 3 to September 7, 2018.
Rosales, Pangasinan - The launching of the Lower Agno River Irrigation System Improvement Project (LARISIP) on July 26, 2018 at the Golden Flame Resort, Tomana East in Rosales, Pangasinan was graced by NIA Administrator Ricardo R. Visaya and his Deputy Administrator for Admin and Finance Romeo Gan.
In spite of the contingency plan issued by Regional Manager Vicente R. Vicmudo on September 12, 2018 in anticipation of the onslaught of super typhoon Ompong, it was reported that the estimated cost of crop damage amounts to 123,955,500.00 Php in the province of Pangasinan alone. Engr. Aurelia G. Reasonda, PIMO Assistant Manager said that the total number of farmers affected in the province has reached 5,323 with 4,861 hectares of farmland.
Finally, after decades of dedicated hard work, the long wait is over for BUED CIS DAM 1 ISA, INC. The La Union – based food producer was adjudged as the Most Outstanding IA (CIS Category) nationwide and First Runner Up for the Most Outstanding CARP IA for CY 2017 on June 20, 2018 at the NIA central office in Quezon City in the occasion of the agency’s 55th Anniversary Celebrations.
Tayug, Pangasinan - “When it rains, it pours.” In upbeat mood, this must be the slogan of the day for farm folks representing 22 Irrigators Associations (IAs) as they went home richer by 209, 270.25 Php. The cash incentive was for their outstanding performance based on their respective List of Irrigated Planted Area (LIPA) for wet crop 2017.