Three years after its construction, EMB CAR has finally inaugurated its new office building, a one stop hub that caters all its services in one roof providing efficient services to its clients. Together with DENR top officials, EMB CAR Regional Director Ma. Victoria V. Abrera graced the blessing of its new constructed office building on May 12, 2022.
The said building started during the administration of Regional Director Digamo in 2018 and was completed during the administration of RD Abrera. With the help from Director Engr. William Cuñado who backed the funding of the building, its construction and finishing touches underwent three phases.
Meanwhile, RD Abrera and RD Digamo expressed their gratitude to the DENR and EMB Executives and EMB employees on their diligence and efforts in the realization of the new building.
Highlighted among the facilities are the Kiosk in the lobby which consists of information of the Bureau’s programs, activities, and digitized citizen’s charter for faster viewing of required processes and services. Also, the Public Assistance and Complaints Desk boasts its automated visitors’ information and service’s evaluation system.
Rain harvesting infrastructure system which was also funded by the DPWH is also an important feature of the building. Likewise, the Environmental Monitoring Data Center which contains dashboard for the monitoring of different online system, mapping and online status of air and water quality, and solid waste management.
Finally, the newly installed fountain of positivity emphasizes the office commitment, and its vibe signifies a warm welcome to its clients upon entering the building. The fountain projects a joyful and peaceful environment. The golden color presents EMB’s commitment to protect the environment which embodies durability and versatility.All top officials who have graced the blessing of the building agreed that the combined facilities assure the environmental management is well founded through an organized working environment.
Present during the inauguration were DENR CAR Regional Executive Director Engr. Ralph C. Pablo Atty. Juan Miguel T. Cuna, Undersecretary for Field Operations – Luzon, Visayas and Environment, EMB Director Engr. William P. Cunado, EMB OIC Assistant Director Engr. Vizminda A. Osorio, EMB 10- Regional Director Reynaldo S. Digamo, Baguio City Mayor Hon. Benjamin B. Magalong, La Trinidad, Benguet Mayor Hon. Romeo K. Salda. Rev. Father Benedict C. Castañeda, parish priest of Saint Joseph the Worker, Pacdal officiated the mass and blessing.