Three local companies have been granted projects worth MVR 42 million to build new classrooms to address capacity challenges at government schools on three islands.
The projects will spend a total of MVR 42 million from the state budget to build more classrooms at schools in Manadhoo, Noonu Atoll, Funadhoo, Shaviyani Atoll, and Kumundhoo, Haa Dhaalu Atoll. In a ceremony conducted on Wednesday, the education ministry awarded the projects to Mims Construction Private Limited, Wavelength Private Limited, and Swift Engineering Private Limited.
Mims Construction Private Limited was given the contract to build Noonu Atoll School’s new three-story building for about MVR 15 million, with a completion time of 360 days.
Furthermore, the education ministry granted Wavelength Private Limited the contract to build 12 new classrooms at Kumundhoo School in Haa Dhaalu Atoll for about MVR 12 million, with a one-year completion deadline.
Swift Engineering Private Limited, meanwhile, was awarded the third project to build 15 new classrooms in Funadhoo School in Shaviyani Atoll for MVR 15 million, with a 360-day completion deadline.
The government has launched a number of projects in the education sector to increase the capacity of schools around the country.
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