NIA Central Office – The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) conduct their First Coordination Meeting on May 12-13, 2022 at the Convention Hall, NIA Central Office, National Government Center, EDSA Diliman, Quezon City.
This coordination meeting was conducted after President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed Executive Order No. 168, series of 2022 on April 25, 2022 transferring NIA to DA as an attached agency from being under the Office of the President (OP) for almost eight years.
NIA contingent is led by its Top Management Officials: Senior Deputy Administrator Benny D. Antiporda, Deputy Administrator for Engineering and Operations Sector C'zar M. Sulaik, and Deputy Administrator for Administrative and Finance Sector Ralph Lauren A. Du, together NIA Central Office Department Managers, Corporate Board Secretary, Regional Managers, and Project Managers nationwide.
DA contingent is led by Undersecretary for Operations Ariel T. Cayanan and Assistant Secretary for Operations Arnel V. De Mesa along with their Division Chiefs. They are joined by Regional Executive Directors nationwide and officials of their National Rice Program and National Corn Program.