NIA MIMAROPA underwent the readiness assessment on the Quality Management System last May 8-10, 2019 for the upcoming ISO certification of the 3rd Party auditors. Said assessment was conducted by NIA Central Office Internal Quality Auditors (IQA): Engr. Eusebio Villamanto and Engr. William Cabigao.
Various processes from the Planning, Construction, Design, Operation and Maintenance of irrigation systems, and Administrative and Finance were evaluated including the documented information for each process.
Puerto Princesa City - Bayani P Ofrecio, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Consultant from the Office of the Deputy Administrator oriented 86 IA Presidents/Representatives of Irrigators Association about Republic Act 10969 or otherwise known as Free Irrigation Service Act (FISA) conducted by Palawan Irrigation Management Office headed by Engr. Conrado V. Cardenas, Jr. on April 30, 2019.
"Relative to this year's theme, we can modernize our irrigation system kung yung ginagawa noon ay i-adjust natin ngayon. In terms of innovation, tatlo ang kailangan natin. Experience, familiarity and implementation."
These were the words of Regional Manager William P. Ragodon during the NIA Ushering 2019 held on January 14, 2019 at Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. This was participated by employees of NIA MIMAROPA Regional Office and MOMARO IMO. Palawan IMO and Occidental Mindoro IMO also conducted the same activity.