Palawan - The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) – MIMAROPA Regional Manager Engr. Ronilio M. Cervantes inspected the ₱10 million irrigation project at Malatgao RIS on March 16, 2023, to assess the improvement of the ongoing construction of canal lining and canal structures of the north main canal sub-lateral 1 sta. 0+170 - 0+512 and sub-lateral 2 sta. 0+000 – 0+1148 in Narra, Palawan.
The NIA MIMAROPA ensures that the implementation of the said irrigation project adheres to the program of works for its efficiency and sustainability to irrigate a total Firmed-Up Service Area (FUSA) of 582 hectares of rice field that will benefit 57 farmer-Beneficiaries (FB) of Ugyunanay Irrigators Association (IA), 57 FB of Maligaya May Pagasa IA in Brgy. Sandoval, 75 FB of Kamalay IA and 45 FB Esdakama IA in Brgy. Malatgao.
Regional Manager Engr. Cervantes was accompanied by NIA-MIMAROPA Engineering and Operation Division Manager Engr. Lowell L. Lozano, Sr. Industrial Relation Management Officer (IRMO), Susan Lozano, Palawan Irrigation Management Office (PIMO), Division Manager Engr. Fidel P Martinez, Sr. Engineer A, Mary Grace B. Cartagena, Institutional Development Unit (IDU), Sr. Irrigators Development Officer (IDO) Glenda Buenavista, and engineering personnel of PIMO.