Bantay Watershed Task Force (BWTF) General Assembly
The one hundred and thirty three (133) participants consisted of members of Pantabangan- Carranglan Bantay Watershed Protection Council Inc. (PCBWPCI), Calaocan Burgos Upland Farmers Association Inc. (CBUFAI), Tapil Bunga Farmers Association Inc. (TBFAI), and Salvacion Agri Planters Association (SAPA) from NPC-managed barangays conducted Bantay Watershed Task Force (BWTF) General Assembly last December 11, 2018 at Brgy. Joson (Digdig), Carranglan, Nueva Ecija.
National Power Corporation, through its Pantabangan-Carranglan Watershed Area Team (PCWAT), annually conducts General Assembly with its partner Peoples Organization and Local Government Units based on its Memorandum of Agrement (MOA) with National Irrigation Administration (NIA). These include barangays R.A. Padilla, Bunga, Burgos, and Salazar in the municipality of Carranglan and barangay of Conversion, in the municipality of Pantabangan, province of Nueva Ecija.
This kind of community organizing is an effort of the office to include the community and multiple stakeholders in the conservation and protection of Pantabangan- Carranglan Watershed Forest Reserve (PCWFR).
Agendas of the General Assembly include the finalization and signing of PCBWPCI Constitution and Bylaws, presentation of Financial Report for CY 2018, and evaluation of its members based on attendance to meetings and operations.
The General Assembly also served as the venue for the fund raising activity and Christmas celebration. PCWAT recognized the LGUs/ POs and outstanding individuals for their exemplary efforts by giving Certificate of Appreciation and gifts. The participants also exchanged gifts and participated in parlor games.