14 new schools are being built in Imereti region, and 251 are being rehabilitated
14 new schools are being built in Imereti region, and 251 are being rehabilitated. According to the State Representative in Imereti Zviad Shalamberidze, the rehabilitation works in the schools will be completed before the beginning of the new school year, the construction of 1 school - by September 15, 7 new schools - by the end of the current year, the other 6 schools in the summer of 2021. "According to the decision of the government, in all cities and villages in Imereti, Where there are depreciated schools and do not meet the standards, we are building schools, including in the village of Argveta, where a school for 250 children is being built and construction will be completed by the end of this year. Also, 14 schools are being built in the Imereti region, at a cost of about 32 million GEL, and repair and rehabilitation works are underway in 251 schools, which will be completed by the new school year and will cost the state up to 10 million GEL," - said Zviad Shalamberidze.
In 2020, repair and rehabilitation works of 251 schools are underway in Imereti. In particular, works are underway in 17 schools in Zestaponi Municipality; In Terjola municipality - 14, in Tkibuli municipality - 11, in Chiatura municipality - 29, in Khoni municipality - 19, in Sachkhere municipality - 31, in Samtredia municipality - 19, in Kharagauli municipality - 16, in Baghdati municipality - 17, in Vani municipality - 29, in Tskaltubo municipality - 33 and in the city of Kutaisi - 16 schools.
As for the new schools, 3 schools are being built in Terjola municipality, of which the construction of Siktarvi school will be completed by September 15 of this year, 3 schools in Tkibuli municipality, 2 in Chiatura municipality, 1 in Kharagauli municipality, in Tskaltubo municipality - 2, in Sachkhere municipality - 1 and in Zestaponi municipality - 2.
The construction and rehabilitation of new schools is funded by the state budget, the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of Georgia and municipalities.