By Biruk Kassahun
Hawassa Polytechnic College in Ethiopia has begun the construction of USD11.8 million Regional Flagship TVET Institute in Garment and Textile Technology following the official launch of the project. The Hawassa City Administration granted six hectares of land to the college for the construction of the Regional Flagship TVET Institute.
The construction project which has been behind schedule due to a number of challenges is expected to be executed in eighteen months. It included construction of key buildings and Learning Facilities Garment Learning Factory, Dormitory, Library, Students Cafeteria, Store, Fence and Gates. The facilities are expected to support Hawassa Polytechnic College to establish a Regional Flagship TVET Institute in Garment and Textile Technology. The construction is now at the stage of land excavation and temporary fencing.
Construction site for the Regional Flagship TVET Institute in Textile Technology at Hawassa Polytechnic College
The writer is a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Hawassa Polytechnic College