Target 20 000 to enroll after budgetary mess


After facing budgetary constraints the Target 20 000 initiative is set to enroll a new intake soon, Mmegi has learnt. The project, introduced in 2015 was initially not budgeted for with the Department of Tertiary Education Finance then saying it was only told about it when the design process was complete hence they had no budgetary provisions for it.

This led to the suspension of intakes for sometime.

The budget issue as admitted by assistant Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, Fidelis Molao in Parliament recently was also a result of funds being overstretched, as programme guidelines were not followed to the book.

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