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Mikheil Chkhenkeli, Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia together with Maia Tskitishvili, Deputy Prime Minister, and the Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia and local government officials inspected the construction process of public schools and the innovative center in Sighnaghi and Gurjaani municipalities and visited Bodbe St. Nino Convent.
Mikheil Chkhenkeli: “Today we visited the ongoing construction works of public schools and the innovative center in Kakheti region. These projects are implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Infrastructure, and various local municipalities. I would like to thank all the parties involved in this project, as it shows our great care for the generations to come.
I am pleased that students living in the region will continue to study in a well-equipped, adapted, and modern schools. The Innovation Center will enable young people to deepen their knowledge in the field of research and technology. Similar projects will continue throughout Georgia in the future, as caring for our students and their education is a strategic priority of our government.”
Maia Tskitishvili: “The regulation of school infrastructure is continually active throughout Georgia. Since 2019, the Municipal Development Fund and the Ministry of Infrastructure have been involved in this process. Currently, there are new schools being built worth about 220 million GEL and the existing schools being renovated. At this stage, there are seven new schools being built in Kakheti region. One of them is a school for 90 children in the village of Bodbe. Due to the ruined infrastructure, the children had to walk to the neighboring villages, but after the the opening of the new school, these students will continue their studies in their own home village.
It is important that we have planned to build 59 new schools and renovate 85 across all municipalities throughout Georgia. Please note, that the government plans to complete 20 schools by September. By the end of the year, the construction of schools for 4170 will be completed.
Naturally, the new school infrastructure is an integral part of the education reform that our government is implementing. Also, technology parks and innovative centers are being built for young people. Such premises will be arranged in Gurjaani."
Moreover, a construction of the public school in the village of Bodbe, Sighnaghi Municipality, will be completed by October 2020. The building is designed for 90 students and is in full compliance with the modern European standards. The building is fully adapted and will include a library, a canteen, infirmary, well-equipped classrooms, and laboratories. The school will also include a recreation area. The construction is financed by the Municipal Development Fund and amounts to GEL 1,809,968.
Furthermore, Mikheil Chkhenkeli and Maia Tskitishvili also visited the construction process of the school in the village of Sakobo, Sighnaghi Municipality. The new building is designed for 90 students and fully complies with modern standards. The construction is funded by the Municipal Development Fund and amounts to GEL 1 682 000. The school will be completed in the fall of 2021.
Construction of the Regional Innovation Center in Gurjaani will be completed by the end of July. The two-story building will house study rooms as well as modern laboratories and a conference space. The innovation center is fully adapted and meets modern standards. The project is funded by the European Investment Bank with a budget of GEL 2,400,000.
It should be noted that in 2019-2020, the construction of 59 new schools and the renovation of about 100 schools were initiated to develop the education infrastructure throughout Georgia.