DENR gives free titles to 33 NVizcaya villagers
by Ben Moses Ebreo
Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya (February 23) -- At least 33 villagers in this town received their farm lot titles from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources(DENR) today in barangay Sta. Clara here to legalize their ownership on their lands.
Provincial environment and natural resources officer Robert Apigo said the farm lot titles were awarded under their yearly " Handog Titulo" program which targets poor farmers by processing their titles for free.
"With this titles, the beneficiaries will become legal owners of their lots because it is already legally documented. Hence, they will have freedom without fear that their lot will be claimed by others," Apigo stressed.
The titles, Apigo added were fast track after the requirements were properly submitted by the applicants before their office.
He said the titles were properly processed in coordination with the Register of Deeds(RoD) in the province.
Next month, more than 80 farm lot titles are scheduled to be distributed in Alfonso Castaneda town.
According to Apigo, more than 300 farm lot titles will be distributed to various municipalities in the province. (PIA NVizcaya) [top]