NIA acquires P64.599-M heavy equipment

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 17:57

 

NIA Central Office – The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) acquires 18 units of heavy equipment (dump trucks) worth P64.599 million for use in the construction and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) activities of irrigation projects nationwide. The purchase of light/transport and heavy equipment constitutes the three-year re-fleeting program of the Agency from CY 2017 to 2019.

In a simple turnover ceremony on August 14, 2019 at the NIA Grounds, the procured heavy equipment is turned over by the winning bidder, Civic Merchandising, Inc., to the NIA Top Management Officials headed by Administrator Ricardo R Visaya and witnessed by Central Office Department Managers and employees.

For CY 2017, NIA purchased 34 units of light/transport vehicles and 17 units of heavy equipment. For CY 2018, NIA acquired 91 units of light/transport vehicles and 18 units of heavy equipment. Meanwhile, five units of heavy equipment and 91 units of light/transport vehicles are set for procurement this 2019.

NIA Administrator Ricardo R Visaya (Middle) and NIA Senior Deputy Administrator Abraham B Bagasin (Left) receives the symbolic key of 18 units of heavy equipment from the Vice President for Trucks of Civic Merchandising, Inc., Jose A. Teh (Right), during the Ceremonial Turnover of P64.599-million heavy equipment on August 14, 2019 at the NIA Central Office, Diliman, Quezon City as part of the Agency’s Three-Year Re-fleeting Program.

NIA Administrator Ricardo R Visaya delivers his Acceptance Message during the Ceremonial Turnover of P64.599-million heavy equipment from CMI to NIA.

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PILIPINA P. BERMUDEZ, CESE
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NIA Public Affairs and Information Staff
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