National Defence University-Kenya (NDU-K) Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) Finance & Administration, Major General Thomas Ng’ang’a, has urged University staff to adopt innovation and emerging technology to enable the University to offer practical solutions to mitigate the various security challenges and influence national security policy and strategy.

He said that NDU-K is committed to adapting to the evolving technology through advancing practical research and fostering a culture of excellence so as to bolster national security and development.

The DVC made the remarks when he presided over the official opening of a three-day training workshop on Science, Technology, and Innovation Performance Contracting Indicator at the University seat in Lanet-Nakuru. The training is facilitated by a team from National Commission for Science, Technology, and Innovation (NACOSTI).

“We gather today to discuss and strategize on a topic that is crucial not only to our institution but for the future of education and progress for the nation at large,” he said.

The DVC said Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) has evolved into an economic driver for growth, social development, and individual prosperity.

He affirmed the importance of the workshop saying that the partnership between NDU-K and NACOSTI would enrich the University’s strategic vision to enable its alignment with national development objectives.

The event was attended by, among others, Major General (Rtd) Patrick Amogola, Directors, Heads of Departments, Senior Officers, Faculty and staff at the University.

Source: https://ndu.ac.ke/ndu-k-holds-workshop-science-technology-and-innovation-mainstreaming?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTAAAR0eGOMORoFkTUB3ZuRk0tJQyJb7nnjPC-VFuUWbowTpecBN_QZvy8w9780_aem_mnCdLCU2nKX_TlhSK32LWw