Davit Kirvalidze, Minister of Agriculture of Georgia, Ketevan Natriashvili, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, James McGoldrick, Head of UNDP Program and Vazha Nakhutsrishvili, Director of Ltd “Mekanizatori” signed an Agreement on educational program of machine operators.
As Davit Kirvalidze noted, the Ministry is planning to have modern tractors and farming machines in large numbers in order to cultivate more arable land. Retrained operators will be able to use modern machines.
Educational program for machine operators was elaborated by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia with the support of UNDP. Retraining of tractor operators will be provided by the Ministry.
Training courses will be conducted during the period of February-April, 2013. Training process of course instructors has already ended.
According to the Agreement, EMIS (Education Management Information System), Vocational Colleges “Spektri” and “Mermisi” shall provide:
Ltd. “Mekanizatori” will hire the graduates for farming during spring.