Oriental Mindoro - To promote the good image of National Irrigation Administration (NIA) and to ensure a conducive environment for its employees and guests, the agency headed by Acting Regional Manager Ramon A. Bugacia inaugurates the newly-renovated canteen, dormitory and guest house on December 22, 2016 at NIA Compound, Bayanan II, Calapan City. Said activity is part of the Christmas celebration of NIA.
Invited guests from different government agencies are Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Calapan Manager Dr. Luis T. Cueto and Mr. Mark C. Maliksi, Landbank Manager Ms. Ma. Evelyn Marquez and representatives from National Food Authority (NFA) headed by Provincial Manager Aplonario J. Buerano. Present also during the event were division managers Engr. Lowell L. Lozano of MOMARO IMO with Engr. Menandro M. Maderazo of Marinduque office and Engr. Raymundo L. Calusin of Romblon office, Engr. Wilson M. Lopez of Occidental Mindoro IMO and Engr. Conrado V. Cardenas Jr. of Palawan IMO.
“When I first came to this region, I was very impressed. Kasi bago lahat. Bagong building. But I noticed na parang may kulang. Sa karamihan ng aking napuntahan na office, one of the basic establishments is canteen.” said Acting Regional Manager Bugacia in his inspirational message.”Hindi lahat ng empleyado natin ay malapit ang tirahan, kaya mas maganda kung meron silang makakainan na malapit.”
Renovation of the three (3) establishments started on August 5, 2016 and was roughly finished on December 15, 2016. Said establishments are expected to be fully-operational by 2017.
The dormitory and canteen, with contract amount of P2.7 million, has a floor area of 338.95 m². The dormitory has three (3) rooms that can accommodate 4-6 persons with 1 common comfort room (CR) for male and female guests/occupants and 1 VIP room with CR.
On the other hand, NIA guest house with overall amount of P2.2 million has a floor area of 394.29 m². The two-storey building has a lobby on the ground floor, 1 room, 4 comfort rooms and 1 kitchen. On the second floor, there are 5 rooms with CR which can accommodate up to 5 persons and 2 storage rooms.
“Ito ay para sa lahat. Hindi sa region. Hindi sa IMO.” Added Manager Bugacia in his message. He also acknowledged the effort and support of MOMARO IMO Acting Division Manager Lowell L. Lozano
Fr. Jonjon N. Cusi led the blessing of the new establishments.