Deputy Administrator C’zar M. Sulaik at the opening of the Mindanao-wide 2023 Budget Preparation Meeting/Workshop on April 7, 2022, at the Mindanao Training Center, NIA XI, Bolton St., Davao City

by: April Pearl Naguita

Engineering and Operations Division key personnel from NIA Regions 10, 12, and 13 (with the exception of Region 9) arrived in NIA XI, Davao City on April 7, 2022 for the FY 2023 Budget Preparation Meeting/Workshop.

The NIA Regional Office XI through the Planning and Design Section hosted the activity on April 7-8, 2022 held at the Mindanao Training Center (MTC), NIA XI, Bolton St.  Davao City.

Leading the program was Deputy Administrator for Engineering and Operations C'zar M. Sulaik, marking his second visit in the regional office this year.

Unlike previous budget preparations, this time, the agency localized the workshop venue to ensure participation of staff involved, thus, three batches were set nationwide.

Region 13 participants at the Budget Preparation. Regions included in the activity were 10, 11, 12, and 13.

The budget preparation workshop aims to ensure that all project proposals are aligned to the National Irrigation Masterplan.

The agency needs to fulfill Php41Billion for Tier 1 as allotted by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).

"Ang gusto din naming proposed budget dun sa 2023 is magiging effective budget at doable budget," Deputy Administrator Sulaik emphasized during his message at the opening program.

NIA Central Office Department Managers Engr. Rogelia C. dela Torre of Corporate Planning Services, Engr. Delsy J. Revellame of Operations, Engr. Reynaldo L. Baloloy for Engineering, and Dr. Leo L. Gallego of Institutional Development also joined the activity.

**For questions and/or clarifications, you may contact:
Regional Manager A
NIA XI Regional Office