Government has noted vast infrastructural advancement in the tertiary education sector as it geared for completion of the MSU Kwekwe law campus, JMN Nkomo college Home economics block, Gwanda State University Laboratory among other projects taking shape as the need to advance education in an era drugs have affected youth in the fundamental process.
“The Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Innovation, Science and Technology Development, Honourable Amon Murwira, reported that the following progress has been recorded on projects under his purview: (i) Construction of the Midlands State University Law School Complex in Kwekwe from foundation to window level is at 50% of completion.” The Minister of Information Publicity and Broadcasting Services Monica Mutsvangwa said at the post cabinet briefing.
Matabeleland has not been left behind as the country has sought availing equal opportunities with the main Matabeleland South institutions having both realised infrastructural boost with both projects above 50% completion.
“(ii)Construction of the JMN Nkomo College, Home Economics Block, has reached 99% completion;(iii) Construction of the Gwanda State University Engineering Laboratory and Innovation Complex which targets to complete brickwork of the Complex has now reached 50% of completion, with the mining laboratory having been constructed to lintel level;” The Minister of Information Publicity and Broadcasting Services also emphasised.
The government’s thrust to advance Agriculture has also received fair shares for the potential to advance as government has availed agro infrastructure development in Matabeleland North’s Lupane and Masvingo’s Chivi’s District.
“(iv) Establishment of the Innovation Centre for Dryland Agriculture in Chivi district has reached 65% of completion;(v) Establishment of the Lupane State University Agro-Innovation and Industrial Park is 100% complete, with goat holding facilities constructed and goat breeding stock procured.” The Chairperson of the Post Cabinet Brief Session highlighted.
With technology and artificial intelligence taking shape, it remains that education system’s and infrastructure are key to the potential development of future knowledge systems that offer sustainable solutions for development.