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The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) is a government-owned and controlled corporation (GOCC) primarily responsible for irrigation development in the Philippines. It was created under Republic Act (RA) 3601 on 22 June 1963. Its charter was later amended by Presidential Decree (PD) 552 on 11 September 1974 and PD 1702 on 17 July 1980, both increasing its capitalization and broadening its authority. Its forerunner was the Irrigation Division of the defunct Bureau of Public Works. PD No.1, dated 23 September 1972, integrating all irrigation activities under NIA.

MESSAGE FROM THE REGIONAL MANANGER

It is indeed a pleasure to specially welcome you to our official website.

After almost two decades of implementing productive, resilient and sustainable irrigation projects, National Irrigation Administration-CAR, through this website, aims to join the web community and reach more of the public. With NIA going a long way from its humble beginnings, we wish to present to you updates—accomplishments, programs, projects and activities—with just a click of the mouse.

We fervently hope that your exploration of our website will be productive and informative. As we try to continually improve our site, we would appreciate queries, suggestions and comments from you. Please find our numbers or email address. Thank you for your visit to NIA-CAR official website. We are glad to be of service to you.
Enjoy browsing!

Eng'r. John L. Socalo
Regional Manager
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NIA farmers’ Building Inaugurated - 2015
January 18, 2016
La Trinidad, Benguet – Benguet Governor Nestor Fongwan led the inauguration of the National Irrigation Administration’s (NIA) newly completed three-story Farmers’ Training Center in Brgy. Wangal on Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Kalinga gets 137M irrigation projects this year’– NIA Administrator; For 2016, Padernal said that he will propose a bigger funding for irrigation in Kalinga to about P200 million, focusing on communal irrigation.
January 18, 2016
Tabuk, Kalinga – This province has an increased fund for irrigation projects with about 137 million pesos allocation this 2015.
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NIA Administrator Padernal in Kalinga; NIA Administrator graces Kalinga’s Farmers’ Day
January 18, 2016
NIA Administrator graces Kalinga’s Farmers’ Day Tabuk, Kalinga – NIA’s highest chief, Administrator Florencio Padernal, is this year’s guest of honor and speaker of the Farmers’ Day of Kalinga’s 20th Founding Anniversary and Ullalim Festival.
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NIA turns over for Sagubo Communal Irrigation Project of Kapangan, Benguet
December 31, 2015
Kapangan, Benguet—The far-flung Brgy. Sagubo of this town is a proud recipient of an irrigation system which will enable the farmers to cultivate their farmlands for two croppings annually instead of the usual once a year.
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