MINMIDT lauds UDs prototypes
Dschang-SIC/UDs-17/08/2016. The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Technological Development under a delegation led by the Inspector General of MINMIDT, Mr Yankwa Martin have lauded the presentation of two prototypes by the University of Dschang. The event which took place at the Chancellery Conference hall of the University at 12 noon under the auspices of the Vice Chancellor, Prof Roger Tsafack Nanfosso witnessed a PowerPoint presentation of two 'projects; a Drier for agricultural produce and a Bio-digester for the production of biogas by Prof Tangka Julius. In the Vice Chancellor’s opening speech, he expressed gratitude to the Ministry for the confidence entrusted in the institution and its role in accompanying the university in encouraging the spirit of innovation geared towards industrialization and hence poverty reduction. He emphasized that this workshop was a platform to help the institution attain its objectives and mission.Mr Yankwa Martin, the representative of MINMIDT, head of delegation on his part stated that it was the first of its kind and was a response to the message of the Head of State on the 31st of December 2015 on the need to overcome the challenges of industrialization for the emergence of the nation come 2035. He highlighted that in 2013, the Ministry had initiated the idea of promoting and valorising inventions, technological innovations and active industrial property termed project for prototypes of inventions and technological innovations.