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.


To plan, construct, operate and maintain irrigation systems consistent with integrated water resource management principles to improve agricultural productivity and increase farmers' income.

  • To develop and maintain irrigation systems in support of the agricultural program of the government;

  • To provide adequate level of irrigation service on a sustainable basis in partnership with the farmers and local government units;

  • To provide technical assistance to institutions in the development of water resources for irrigation;

  • To improve and sustain the operation of NIA as a viable corporation and service-oriented agency.


Commitment - Integrity - Professionalism


We commit to provide efficient, effective, and sustainable irrigation services aimed towards the highest satisfaction of the Filipino farmers.

We strive for the attainment of our strategic themes of Technical and Operational Excellence, and Good Governance through Partnership with the farmers and other relevant interested parties.

We abide with applicable legal and international requirements.

We remain dedicated to the core values of Commitment, Integrity and Professionalism, to continually improve the NIA's Quality Management System.

  • Increased Irrigated Areas Contributing to Agricultural Productivity;
  • Attain Satisfaction of Farmers;
  • Improve Planning, Design and Implementation of Irrigation and Multi-purpose Projects to be Climate Change Adaptive;
  • Ensure Efficient and Effective Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation Systems;
  • Improve Budget Utilization and Revenue Generation from non-irrigations sources;
  • Adopt a Results-Based Performance Culture; and
  • Improve Management Information Systems and Processes.


NIA adopts a Quality Management System that covers the "Provision of Irrigation Services through the Development, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation Systems" undertaken in the Central Office (CO), Upper Pampanga River Integrated Irrigation Systems (UPRIIS) Head Office, Region IV-A Regional Office (RO), and Quezon Irrigation Management Office (IMO).

The Provinces covered by UPRIIS consists mostly of the whole Nueva Ecija Province and parts of Pampanga, Bulacan, and Tarlac. The main source of water supply for UPRIIS is the Pantabangan Dam. The main base of operations for UPRIIS is located at Maharlika Highway, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija.

Region IV-A consists of five provinces, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon, also known as Calabarzon. Region IV-A has a jurisdiction on Laguna-Rizal IMO, Cavite-Batangas IMO and Quezon IMO.

Charter Statement and Strategy Map