By Tendai Moyo
Harare Institute of Technology HIT today released 447 technoprenuerial cadres in a move aimed at helping the country find solutions to its challenges.
The graduates have spent time developing technological solutions among them a number plate system, a covid19 monitoring and tracking system, an electronic fuse cloud seeding technology, a mass urban bus tap-card system, national fuel smart card system among others.
Speaking during the 11th Graduation ceremony at the Institute Vice Chancellor Engineer Quinton Kanhukamwe said the graduates are armed with the requisite skills.
“I am reporting on a year characterised by a lot of fire fighting to contain the global pandemic covid19. A year in which despite this health scare we stayed on course and diligently focused with our business. HIT during the course of this year made consented efforts in its determination to contribute to the transformation of the economy through the innovation of technology and engineering solutions responsive to the needs and challenges across various sectors of our economy,” he said.
“Our new mindset which we have been cultivating under our strategic plan vision 2020, designing the future as well as guided by your reconfiguration of our education , education 5.0 and vision 2030 has brought forth tangible outputs in terms of our deliverables.
“Today we are releasing another group of engineering cadres with a deep sense of mission accomplishment, who are equipped with the most refined technoprenuerial skills and courageous mentality. They are the embodiment of your vision, Your Excellency of education 5.0 as they are armed with the requisite skills and stamina to set up high tech enterprises.”
He urged the graduates go out there, be innovative and have a positive impact as individuals.