Keeping up with the tradition the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) set five years ago, employees of the different field offices of NIA Region 2, with the participation of representa- tives from the Irrigators Associations, local government units, different government agencies particularly the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), conducted a region wide tree planting activity on June 9, 2016 in various NIA water- sheds which coincides with the annual Nationwide Tree Planting Program of the agency.
All previous records were surpassed!”
This was the happy statement of Engr. Antonio C. Lara, Acting Regional Irrigation Manager of the National Irrigation Administration Region 2 (NIA R2) after financial reports for 2014 had been finalized.
With the compulsory retirement of Engr. Gualfredo Martinez as Division Manager of Administrative and Finance in January 9, 2015, Ms. Rubelita S. Bancod, former Chief Corporate Accountant B, stepped up to the plate. Ms. Bancod, served as the Officer-In-Charge (OIC) of the same division for more than five months after Engr. Martinez finally stepped down.
At long last, Engr.Antonio Cortes Lara’s appointment was confirmed! Engr. Lara, who has been the Acting Regional Irrigation Manager since March 2014 after Engr. Vicente E.