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LIVE UPDATES: Mahama delivers highlights of NDC 2016 manifesto

PART ONE OF HIGHLIGHTS OF NDC MANIFESTO 2016

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The manifesto is structured in four thematic areas – @JDMahama #

The number of educational institutional institutions increased to over 57,000 in the 2014/15 academic year – @JDMahama

School enrollment to almost 9 million in 2014/15, which represents about 26% – @JDMahama

The process to eliminate the shift system in basic schools was largely eliminated – @JDMahama

The number of schools beneffiting from the school feeding program increased to 1.7million in 2014 – @JDMahama

A gender parity ratio of 1:1 has been achieved at the basic education level – @JDMahama #

We implemented the progressively free senior high school program – @JDMahama #

While building new senior high schools, we are also expanding the capacity of the existing ones – @JDMahama #

We are currently investing more than $100,000,000 in technical institutions at the tertiary level – @JDMahama #

We will align vocational training properly under the ministry of education – @JDMahama

We will implement the second phase of the skills development fund – @JDMahama #

By 2021, we will complete the construction of all the community senior high schools – @JDMahama

We will expand the school feeding program to cover all public schools in rural areas – @JDMahama

We will complete the process of eliminating the remaining schools under trees by 2021 – @JDMahama #

We’ve added the two years of kindergarten to our primary system – @JDMahama #

The Ministry of Education worked with the Teachers Unions to reduce teachers absenteeism – @JDMahama #

We reviewed the operations of the Students Loan Trust Fund – @JDMahama #

We absorbed private colleges of education into the government colleges of education – @JDMahama #

Enrollment went up 63.8% in the various colleges of education – @JDMahama #

We established a national apprenticeship program -@JDMahama

We are establishing the BPO pack under ICT – @JDMahama #

There are many things that we will do in terms of job creation – @JDMahama

We are currently looking for private sector participation in the management of the Komenda Sugar Factory – @JDMahama #

We need to remove all the obstacles that prevent private sector from creating obs – @JDMahama

Govt must create the environment for the private sector to be able to create jobs – @JDMahama #

We are looking to strengthen the capital market – @JDMahama #

By 2021, if you have to pay money to govt anywhere, we won’t accept cash – @JDMahama #

We will build two more psychiatric hospitals in the Ashanti and Northern Regions – @JDMahama #

We will develop the Pantang Mental Hospital to a first class mental health facility – @JDMahama

We shall prioritise mental health care – @JDMahama #

We want to increase supply and fair distribution of health personnel across the country – @JDMahama #

In our next term we’ll build 20 polyclinics in Ashanti, Western, Eastern and Upper East Regions – @JDMahama #

A new polyclinic will be built at Bamboi – @JDMahama #

We have recently got approval from the Indian Exim to assist sugarcane farmers in the Komenda area – @JDMahama #

We have the industrial cities rejuvination projects, we will continue the development of industrial parks – @JDMahama #

Our new investment vehicles will be based on carefully selected investment authorities – @JDMahama #

For investment and infrastructural development, you need integration – @JDMahama #

People no longer drink from dugouts, they are used to water livestock – @JDMahama #

We will cut the sod for the Kamba irrigation dam – @JDMahama #

We currently have 29000 hectares of land for irrigation – @JDMahama #

We will expand the investment under SADA to construct more irrigation facilities – @JDMahama

We will continue disbursing small loans under MASLOC – @JDMahama #

We have received interest to revive the Aboso glass factory – @JDMahama #

We will conduct a feasibility study on the Kwame Nkrumah era factories – @JDMahama #

We will rebrand labour centres into national employment centres – @JDMahama #

Ghanaian companies have earned $1billion under the contracts that have been signed with oil companies – @JDMahama #

We will expand the youth in agric program – @JDMahama #

We will expand the investment under SADA to construct more irrigation facilities – @JDMahama #

We will continue disbursing small loans under MASLOC – @JDMahama #

People no longer drink from dugouts, they are used to water livestock – @JDMahama #

We will cut the sod for the Kamba irrigation dam – @JDMahama #

We currently have 29000 hectares of land for irrigation – @JDMahama #

We will establish a provident fund for ageing artistes – @JDMahama #

We have the industrial cities rejuvination projects, we will continue the development of industrial parks – @JDMahama #

Our new investment vehicles will be based on carefully selected investment authorities – @JDMahama #

For investment and infrastructural development, you need integration – @JDMahama #

People no longer drink from dugouts, they are used to water livestock – @JDMahama #

We will cut the sod for the Kamba irrigation dam – @JDMahama #

We currently have 29000 hectares of land for irrigation – @JDMahama #

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