A contract  was yesterday signed between the Ministry of Education and Gafsons Industries Limited for solar photovoltaic systems at the Guyana Learning Channel facilities  in Aishalton and Karasabai in Region Nine.


A statement from the Ministry of Education said that there was a public tendering process and Gafsons emerged as the recommended bidder and was awarded the contract. The project will cost a total of $48.6m.

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand said that the project aims to provide to the students in the two communities the same opportunities that learners along the coast have.