School Infrastructure Improvement Works In Progress Countrywide
Davit Tabidze, Executive Director of the Municipal Development Fund of Georgia held a meeting with Nino Latsabidze, Mayor of Rustavi City, Valerian Gobronidze, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, and directors of various public schools.
The meeting was dedicated to the discussion of infrastructural projects ongoing and planned in Rustavi public schools and setting future priorities.
School infrastructure improvement works are continuously in progress countrywide and the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, the Municipal Development Fund of Georgia, Infrastructure Development Agency of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, and local self-government are actively involved in this process.
At the working meeting, the parties agreed that public schools in an emergency state requiring urgent rehabilitation will undergo repair works on a first-priority basis.
Currently, rehabilitation works are ongoing in Rustavi public schools N25 and N 26. More than 2200 pupils will have an opportunity to attend schools rehabilitated in accordance with international standards.
Rehabilitation of additional 4 schools is planned as well.
Before the completion of rehabilitation works, pupils were attending classes in poor conditions. Following project completion, they will benefit from orderly infrastructure and an improved environment.
Under the Educational Infrastructure Construction and Rehabilitation Program, the Municipal Development Fund of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia has completed construction and rehabilitation works for 67 schools throughout the country. The Educational Program is funded by the Government of Georgia and Donors (CEB and NEFCO). Overall Program cost is exceeding GEL 300 million.