Major revamp for UG under US$10M project

-contracts handed over

The Ministry of Education yesterday presented contracts to the University of Guyana for the execution of works under the World Bank-funded US$10M University of Guyana Science and Technology Support Project.

The contracts were handed over by  Education Minister Priya Manickchand to the university’s Vice-Chancellor Jacob Opadeyi to strengthen the four science and technology  faculties at the university, which have for long been lagging behind other regional and international universities.

The University of the West Indies Consulting Inc was awarded the Curri-culum Reform contract at a cost of US$499,243 to organise the reform process for 15 bachelor’s degree programmes in the Science and Technology Faculties while an Italian/ Guyanese joint venture— …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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