Maranan Guest of Honor in NIA Region 10

July 15, 2013, 3:45 PM

NIA Administrator Claro V. Maranan was the Guest of Honor during the Awarding Ceremonies of Outstanding NIA and IA Performers in Region 10. In his speech, he congratulated NIA Region 10 as a whole for an outstanding performance being judged as the Most Improved Region in CY 2012. He also enumerated his 7-point program for the NIA under his administration. These are (1) rapid delivery of irrigation projects thru review of all pending projects, and increase delegated authority at the regional level from P40 M to P100 M, among others, (2) reliable and credible statistics/data, (3) organizational reforms and strategic plan formulation, (4) corporate financial stability, (5) empowerment of NIAns, (6) comprehensive climate change program, and (7) stronger commitment to Irrigators Associations/farmers. Administrator Maranan stressed that these 7-point programs will set the directions of where NIA will be under this watch.

Engr. Felix M. Razo, Regional Manager of NIA Region 10 expressed his gratitude as well as the region's support to the administrator. He felt very proud in conveying to all those present during the ceremonies that NIA Region 10 is the first region to be visited by the new administrator.