In the occasion of the 112th Anniversary of the LMB, the DENR-PENRO La Union led by OIC PENR Officer Samuel Songcuan awarded 103 titles to 84 beneficiaries last September 24, 2013 at the People’s Hall of Luna, municipality of Luna, La Union. 

The free titling covers some 5.0195 hectares  from 17  barangays of Luna namely Ayaoan, Barrientos, Busel-busel, Magsiping, Nagrebcan, Sucoc Norte, Oaqui No. 2, Bungro, Darigayos, Oaqui No. 3, Rimos No. 4, Barangobong, Sto. Domingo Norte, Sucoc Norte, Tallaoen, Pila and Victoria.

The activity was graced by OIC-RTD for LMS Manuel G. Ydia, Vice Mayor Romeo Resurreccion of Luna, La Union; Representative from Register of Deeds; PENRO Samuel C. Songcuan; and CENRO officials, assisted by the Land Management Officer IIIs of PENRO and CENRO San Fernando.

The ‘Handog Titulo’program is one initiative of the DENR to boost the government’s land distribution program.  The free patent is made available to Filipino citizens who occupied a residential land for at least 10 years provided that the land applied for is alienable and disposable. /ffa