Connect with us

Africa

University of Mauritius signs MoU with Construction Industry Development Board and Land Drainage Authority

Published

on


    
                    
                
                    
                                                
                            
                                                        
                                The MoU between CIDB and UoM will definitely provide a much-needed platform for collaboration and research for our professionals in the construction industry.
                            
                            
                                                
                            
                                                            PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, January 20, 2022/APO Group/ --
                                                        
                            The University of Mauritius (UoM) today joined the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) and the Land Drainage Authority (LDA), both operating under the auspices of the Ministry of National Infrastructure and Community Development, to through the signing of two Memoranda of Understanding, this afternoon, in Port Louis, with a view to developing and fostering collaboration in areas of mutual interest, in particular capacity building.



These collaboration agreements are in line with the strategic impulse of the UoM for the development of the quadruple helix model that brings together industry, academia, the public sector and the community within a partnership model for impact where the University can take advantage of the experience of other institutions and extend their collaborative research and innovation activities.

The signatories were the Pro Vice Chancellor (Planning and Resources) of the UoM, Dr. Mohammad Issack Santally;  the Executive Director of CIDB, ​​Mr.  Ram Bahadoor;  and the Director of the LDA, Mr. Mahen Nuvin Khedah.  The Minister of National Infrastructure and Community Development, Mr. Mahendranuth Sharma Hurreeram, and other personalities were present at the signing ceremony.

In his speech, Mr. Hurreeram welcomed this new strategic partnership and recalled that both CIDB and LDA provided valuable guidance to his Ministry on how to address important issues and, in some cases, craft life-saving policy decisions.  He explained that although the CIDB works, among others, in the development and improvement of the construction industry through guidelines and regulations, the LDA's main functions are to ensure the safety of the population and the protection of resources against effects of climate change.

According to the Minister, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) would strengthen the CIDB through the training programs proposed by the UoM so that the Board can face the future challenges of the industry.  He highlighted that there was a constant need to explore innovative methods, tools and techniques due to the dynamism in the construction sector.  “The MoU between CIDB and UoM will definitely provide a much-needed platform for collaboration and research for our professionals in the construction industry,” he said.

Regarding the MoU between the UoM and the LDA, the Minister was of the opinion that he would support the Authority in building the appropriate infrastructure to improve resilience to the impact of climate change by establishing training and capacity building in how to combat climate change. effects of climate change.
University of Mauritius signs MoU with Construction Industry Development Board and Land Drainage Authority

The MoU between CIDB and UoM will definitely provide a much-needed platform for collaboration and research for our professionals in the construction industry.

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, January 20, 2022/APO Group/ —

The University of Mauritius (UoM) today joined the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) and the Land Drainage Authority (LDA), both operating under the auspices of the Ministry of National Infrastructure and Community Development, to through the signing of two Memoranda of Understanding, this afternoon, in Port Louis, with a view to developing and fostering collaboration in areas of mutual interest, in particular capacity building.

These collaboration agreements are in line with the strategic impulse of the UoM for the development of the quadruple helix model that brings together industry, academia, the public sector and the community within a partnership model for impact where the University can take advantage of the experience of other institutions and extend their collaborative research and innovation activities.

The signatories were the Pro Vice Chancellor (Planning and Resources) of the UoM, Dr. Mohammad Issack Santally; the Executive Director of CIDB, ​​Mr. Ram Bahadoor; and the Director of the LDA, Mr. Mahen Nuvin Khedah. The Minister of National Infrastructure and Community Development, Mr. Mahendranuth Sharma Hurreeram, and other personalities were present at the signing ceremony.

In his speech, Mr. Hurreeram welcomed this new strategic partnership and recalled that both CIDB and LDA provided valuable guidance to his Ministry on how to address important issues and, in some cases, craft life-saving policy decisions. He explained that although the CIDB works, among others, in the development and improvement of the construction industry through guidelines and regulations, the LDA‘s main functions are to ensure the safety of the population and the protection of resources against effects of climate change.

According to the Minister, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU )would strengthen the CIDB through the training programs proposed by the UoM so that the Board can face the future challenges of the industry. He highlighted that there was a constant need to explore innovative methods, tools and techniques due to the dynamism in the construction sector. “The MoU between CIDB and UoM will definitely provide a much-needed platform for collaboration and research for our professionals in the construction industry,” he said.

Regarding the MoU between the UoM and the LDA, the Minister was of the opinion that he would support the Authority in building the appropriate infrastructure to improve resilience to the impact of climate change by establishing training and capacity building in how to combat climate change. effects of climate change.

NNN is a Nigerian online news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria, and across the world. We are honest, fair, accurate, thorough and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting news in the best interest of the public, because truth is the cornerstone of journalism and we strive diligently to ascertain the truth in every news report. Contact: editor @ nnn.ng. Disclaimer.

Advertisement

Recent Posts