IRDP executes five development projects

THE Institute for Rural Development Planning (IRDP) is implementing a total of five development projects using Internal Generated Funds (IGF).

This was said recently by the IRDP Deputy Rector (Academic, Research and Consultancy), Professor Provident Dimoso.

“The projects include construction of an administration block at Kitumba area in our Mwanza-based training centre at the tune of 397.5m/- and construction of a mini-library worth 400m/-,” he unveiled.

Divulging further information on the projects, Mr Dimoso said that the other projects being implemented under IGF include construction of cafeteria at Kitumba, costing 435.2m/-.

“We’re implementing these entire projects through our internally generated funds for the objective expanding student’s accommodation structures and staff offices.

However, we’re very happy for the patriotic manner to which, the government, through the Ministry of Finance and Planning has always been supporting us in implementing key projects,” he appreciated.

Mr Dimoso said the fast-growing institute has improved its library services by increasing subscription to various online resources.

The major objective of Higher Education Economic Transformation (HEET) project is to increase enrolment and improve the quality and labour market relevance of degree programmes in priority disciplines of 18 selected public universities and institutions while improving governance and management of the higher education system.

The project invests in infrastructure for modern and effective teaching and research, and by training to the highest standard the lecturers, researchers, and administrators needed by universities.

The Institute of Rural Development Planning (IRDP) is a corporate body established by the Parliamentary Act No. 8 of the 1980.

Since its establishment, IRDP has been shaping destinies in planning and research methodologies focusing on the future prosperity of its students.

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