nelson chamisa 22-08-10.jpgInformation Communication Technology Minister Nelson Chamisa says his Ministry will complement the Presidential Computerisation Scheme by installing solar energy  at schools which benefitted under the programme but have no electricity.


Minister Chamisa, who was speaking on the sidelines of an ICT conference at Gateway School in Harare, said the Presidential Computerisation Programme is a noble project which needs support as it is aimed at improving learning standards in schools through the introduction new ICT technology.

Mr Chamisa said his Ministry will ensure that schools that received computers under the programme, but have no electricity will be powered by solar energy.

Information communication technology has been identified as crucial to the future of education in the country.

Many primary and secondary schools across the country have benefited under the computerisation programme, which is a brain- child of the Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, President Robert Mugabe.