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National Irrigation Administration ​

The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) is a Government-Owned and Controlled Corporation created by the passage of Republic Act 3601 which was signed into law on June 22, 1963 by President Diosdado Macapagal. Its forerunner was the Irrigation Division of the defunct Bureau of Public Works Presidential Decree No. 1 dated September 23, 1972 integrated all irrigation activites under NIA. The Agency’s powers were broadened and capitalization increased from P300M to P2Billion by P.D. 552 on September 11, 1974. Capitalization was further increased P10 Billion under P.D. 1702 on July 18, 1980. The central office is presently located at the government center of EDSA, Diliman, Quezon City. Vision By 2022, NIA is a professional and efficient irrigation agency contributing to the inclusive growth of the country and in the improvement of the farmers’ quality of life. Mission To plan, construct, operate and maintain irrigation systems consistent with integrated water resource management principles to improve agricultural productivity and increase farmers’ income.

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