Education Ministry to provide equipment worthy Shs. 30 billion to technical colleges

The Ministry of Education led by the Permanent Secretary, Alex Kakooza has signed contracts with three foreign companies alongside representatives from the beneficiary colleges at the Ministry headquarters in Kampala in a project aimed at providing equipment to various technical colleges across the country.

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The project worth $78m (shs. 30 billion) is being made through the Uganda skills Development Project funded by the World Bank.

The Permanent Secretary urged the companies not to deliver sub-standard equipment.

The companies are expected to deliver, install, and train users and commission the technical education workshop equipment which will include welding and fabrication, road construction equipment, and others to different technical colleges.

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The colleges to benefit from this project are Nyamitanga Technical Institute (Mbarara), Kitgum Technical Institute ( Agogo), Kasodo Technical Institute (Pallisa) among others.

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