348 100-cycle day pass targets

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348 100-cycle day pass targets

Nevanji Munyaradzi Chiondegwa

The Consolidated Report on the Implementation of 100-Day Cycle Priority Projects for the Year 2023 shows that 493 projects selected based on alignment with Vision 2030 were implemented a Cabinet Minister has said.

Of the priority projects, 348, surpassed set targets, while 61 performed within the agreed range as said by Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Dr Jenfan Muswere in Harare last night. Dr Muswere was addressing a post-cabinet media meeting where he said that the key achievements cut across the 14 National Development Strategy 1(NDS-1) thematic areas.

The projects include the construction of a Baobab Juice Plant at Mutare Teacher’s College in Manicaland Province as well as the establishment of a Bio-Diesel Production Plant in Mutoko, Mashonaland East Province. Other projects include the upgrading of 30 schools through the construction of new classroom blocks and ablution facilities, drilling of boreholes, and solarisation, the establishment of 12 boarding schools, registration of 40 satellite schools, and the decentralization of e-Passport services to Manicaland, Masvingo, and Mashonaland Central provinces;

Epworth, Lupane, Mutawatawa, Gwanda as well as Chiredzi saw the construction of Magistrates Courts while ICT laboratories were established at schools in Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, Midlands, Masvingo, Manicaland and Matabeleland North Provinces.
Still under ICT, 92 base stations were deployed and 40 Community Information Centres were established countrywide. Minister Muswere also said that a Migrant Resource Centre in Bulawayo Metropolitan Province had been constructed and the Pretoria, South Africa; Maputo, Mozambique; and Berlin in Germany embassies saw the refurbishment of infrastructure.

In the broadcasting sector, the modernization of National FM, Power FM, and Classic 263 radio stations was completed. The health and social infrastructure sector saw the construction of Primary Health Care Clinics at Cowdray Park in Bulawayo Metropolitan Province and Mataga in Midlands Province. The installation of Radiological and Radiotherapy Equipment at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals and all Provincial and Central Hospitals was completed.

80 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises were funded. Also completed was the expansion of the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare Metropolitan Province while the rehabilitation of 70.45 kilometers of the Harare-Beitbridge Road was completed, bringing the number to a cumulative 470.45 km opened to traffic. Also underway is the rehabilitation of the Binga-Siakobvu Road;

Other high-impact projects completed and commissioned include Hwange 7 and 8 Expansion Project and the Chivhu Dam in Mashonaland East Province. To help in the fight against January disease among cattle, 182 dip tanks were rehabilitated across all rural provinces.

Under the Presidential Rural Poultry Scheme, 244 982 chicks were distributed in all provinces.
In mining, the shaft expansion at Pickstone Peerless Mine was carried out and the construction of the Sinomine Bikita Minerals Processing Plant was completed and commissioned.