Negros Occidental - Hilabangan River Irrigation Project of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) conducts 2nd General Assembly to the Indigenous Peoples for the issuance of a Certificate of Precondition (CP) in Brgy. Tan-awan last October 10, 2016.
“Kalinungan kag kaayuhan ang kinahanglan sang Tan-awan, nagapasalamat kami tungod ara na ang mga pagbag-o”, according to Elder Felomino Montercino. (Tan-awan is in need of peace and progress, the community is thankful for the upcoming improvement)
Engr. Rita Suarez (Operations), Engr. Helen T. Lacpao (Planning & Design), Engr. Lorena B. Sioco (DM, EOD), Engr. Mario H. Sande (Regional Manager), Engr. Nestor M. Pastor (Head, NOSO), Engr. Jerry E. Gigare (Construction) (L-R) during the ceremonial ground breaking for NIRIO Building, September 15, 2016 (Photo by Shimei M. Ramos)
Pursuant to Presidential Executive Order (EO) No. 183, s. 2015, Creating the Negros Island Region and NIA Board of Directors’ Resolution No. 832716, s. 2016 followed by NIA Memorandum Circular No. 32, s. 2016, the Negros Island Regional Irrigation Office was created with Engr. Mario H. Sande as its first Regional Manager.