Namria ( National Mapping and Resource Information Authority)

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5S SYSTEM : NAMRIA ( National Mapping and Resource Information Authority)

NAMRIA envisions a highly-professionalized, technically advanced, globally competitive, and environment and natural resources caring agency. Its mission is to generate and disseminate reliable and up-to-date geographic information and provide related services, by employing state-of-the-art technology, in support to national development and security. As provided for in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)Administrative Order No. 31, series of 1988, which prescribed the guidelines implementing Section 22 (a) of Executive Order 192, NAMRIA is mandated to provide the public with mapmaking services and to act as the central mapping agency, depository, and distribution facility for natural resources data in the form of maps, charts, texts, and statistics. The launching and unveiling activities were simulcast in the Hydrography Department (HD) in Binondo, in BRP HYDROGRAPHER PRESBITERO and BRP HYDROGRAPHER VENTURA docked in Subic, and in the NAMRIA Magnetics Observatory in Muntinlupa. In a related development, a core-team seminar-workshop on Basic Quality and Productivity (Q&P) Improvement Approaches was conducted on 16-18 November 2011 at the NAMRIA Lecture Hall. The seminar-workshop aimed to enable the participants to appreciate and apply problem-solving tools and techniques and to relate Q&P approaches in line with the ISO-QMS implementation. The topics covered were Q&P Concepts and Principles, Work Improvement Team Program, and Quality Workplace through Office 5S. The resource persons were Ms. Ivy Lecitona, Ms. Aileen Ricohermoso, and Ms. Racquel Barbecho of the Development Academy of the Philippines Center for Quality and Competitiveness. Subsequently, Administrator Tiangco signed a special order on 21 November 2011 creating the NAMRIA 5S Committee. Engineering Services Department Assistant Director Nelson M. de Leon and HD Staff Officer for...
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