Manickchand warns suppliers over school furniture

Minister of Education Priya Manickchand and Permanent Secretary, Delma Nedd on Friday held a meeting with contractors who will be constructing furniture for schools across Guyana and they were warned about timely delivery.

A release from the Ministry of Education today said that Manickchand called the meeting to discuss the need for contractors to meet their contractual obligations. She emphasized the importance of contractors delivering the furniture on time and of an acceptable quality.

“Ms. Manickchand pointed out to the meeting that the Government of Guyana, in understanding the importance of education in a country’s development, allocated approximately M$300, so that every child can be comfortably seated in the classroom poised to receive quality education”, the release said.

She warned that if the furniture is not delivered on time the Government will apply penalties under the relevant contracts.

The release said that the contractors undertook to “do their level best to meet the conditions they agreed to under the various contracts and expressed a deep understanding of the necessity to provide good furniture in a timely manner.”

Education Minister Priya Manickchand (at head of table) in discussion with some of the contractors. (Ministry of Education photo)
Education Minister Priya Manickchand (at head of table) in discussion with some of the contractors. (Ministry of Education photo)

More in Local News

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning:

Most Read This Week

  1. A police officer attempts to escort Rushelle Gittens out of the court compound

    Woman threatens to kill cop at city court complex

  2. Marisha Bowen

    Bahamian man charged with killing Guyanese teacher

  3. Colin Rodney

    Cop charged with taking bribes

  4. Citizens fleeing country due to crime, IAC says

  5. Tricia Loo

    East Canje woman jailed over cocaine in suitcases

  6. 15-year-old charged with murdering suspect in sister’s abuse

  7. Jean Rodrigues

    Woman shot in crossfire between cop, fleeing bandit

  8. Linda, the mother of the suspect, displaying his football gear and accolades in a bid to prove his innocence in front of the Brickdam Police Station.

    Mother turns in alleged suspect in market shooting

  9. Amir Oren

    American Amir Oren at the helm as SCS readies to roll out parking meters


Recommended For You