retrofitting schools

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  • Benefactors donate $700m to construct schools nationwide 2020-06-29 18:21

    Benefactors donate $700m to construct schools nationwide

    TEHRAN – School building benefactors association has allocated a total of 30 trillion rials (about $700 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to construct educational spaces in the current Iranian calendar year (began March 20), IRNA reported on Monday.

  • ‘School-building ambassadors’ coming to aid education system 2020-06-23 18:09

    ‘School-building ambassadors’ coming to aid education system

    TEHRAN – In line with the document of the fundamental transformation of education, people who have a popular reputation are being invited as ambassadors to attract public participation for school construction, director of the organization for renovation, development, and equipment of schools has said.

  • Charity to build 120 schools in deprived areas 2020-04-21 23:21

    Charity to build 120 schools in deprived areas

    TEHRAN – Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated to the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam also known as Setad-e Ejraiy-e Farman-e Hazrat-e Emam, will build 120 schools in deprived areas across the country in the current Iranian calendar year (began March 21), ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Educational projects worth $330m to be inaugurated 2020-02-02 17:50

    Educational projects worth $330m to be inaugurated

    TEHRAN – A total of 1,015 educational projects worth 14 trillion rials (nearly $330 million) will be inaugurated across the country, Mehrollah Rakhshanimehr, director of the organization for renovation, development, and equipment of schools, has announced.

  • Iranian philanthropist to build 110 schools for the deprived 2020-01-13 16:36

    Iranian philanthropist to build 110 schools for the deprived

    TEHRAN – Iranian benefactor physician, Mohammad Reza Esparvarin, will construct 110 schools in deprived areas across the country, IRNA news agency reported on Monday.

  • $2.3b to be earmarked for school renovation projects 2019-10-23 21:28

    $2.3b to be earmarked for school renovation projects

    TEHRAN – A budget of 100 trillion rials (nearly $2.3 billion) will be allocated to renovate and retrofit the schools across the country while constructing new educational places, Education Minister Mohsen Haji Mirzaei has stated.

  • 10,000 classrooms inaugurated nationwide 2019-10-16 19:15

    10,000 classrooms inaugurated nationwide

    TEHRAN – Some 10,000 classrooms were inaugurated across the country on Tuesday in a ceremony through videoconferencing by First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, IRNA news agency reported.

  • 72 schools inaugurated in quake-stricken Kermanshah 2019-09-28 22:22

    72 schools inaugurated in quake-stricken Kermanshah

    TEHRAN – During a ceremony on Saturday, Education Minister Mohsen Haji Mirzaei inaugurated 72 schools in quake-hit underprivileged areas of Kermanshah province through video conferencing, IRIB news agency reported.

  • 16,000 classrooms require reconstruction in Tehran 2019-07-12 18:22

    16,000 classrooms require reconstruction in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Over 16,000 classrooms in Tehran’s educational buildings must undergo efficient measures of demolishing and reconstructing, head of Tehran’s Department of Education has said.

  • 10,000 flood-hit classrooms to be retrofitted within 3 months 2019-07-02 20:44

    10,000 flood-hit classrooms to be retrofitted within 3 months

    TEHRAN – Some 10,000 classrooms which have been destroyed by flood will be fully renovated and prepared by the beginning of school year (September 23), director of schools’ renovation, development and equipment organization has announced.

  • Tehran short of 12,000 classrooms 2019-06-26 20:29

    Tehran short of 12,000 classrooms

    TEHRAN – Considering the current population of students educating in Tehran, there is a shortage of 12,000 classrooms which will increase to 18,000 over the next few years, director of the organization for renovation of Tehran schools has stated.

  • Budget for school renovation up by 5-fold to $900m 2019-03-10 10:16

    Budget for school renovation up by 5-fold to $900m

    TEHRAN – A total budget of 38 trillion rials (nearly $900 million) has been allocated for rebuilding and retrofitting old schools across the country for the next Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21), which demonstrates a 5-fold rise year on year, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • $3b approved for improving safety of schools 2018-12-27 10:11

    $3b approved for improving safety of schools

    TEHRAN – The sixth five-year national development plan (2016-2021) has predicted a total budget of $3 billion to be allocated for rebuilding and retrofitting old schools across the country, director of the organization for renovation, development and equipment of schools has said.

  • A school built by Barekat Charity Foundation in southern province of Bandar Abbas in January 2017.  2018-12-07 21:56

    Next year’s school renovation budget predicted to be tripled 

    TEHRAN — The budget projected for school renovation for the next fiscal year (starting March 21, 2019) within the framework of the budget bill is predicted to be tripled, director of schools renovation, development and equipment organization has said.

  • ‘Some $8b needed to retrofit schools nationwide’ 2018-02-15 10:03

    ‘Some $8b needed to retrofit schools nationwide’

    TEHRAN – Retrofitting all schools across the country will need 400 trillion rials (nearly $8 billion), said Mohammad Reza Hafezi, the head of a charity society active in building schools.