The available Department &
Activites in the project
(PRODA) Enugu include the following:
The Projects Development Institute (PRODA) established in1970 is one of the research Institutes under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST) and wholly owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria.Established with the Motto'Industrialization through self Reliance with the aim of catalyzing Industrialixation by carrying out cognate applied research from laboratory to pilot plant/production prototype stages in diverse areas- Science,Ceramics.Energy and Engineering.
PRODA also aims to adapt known processes. Plants and workshop techniques to achieve specific goals.The ultimate goal is to bring the results of scientific and technological research to bear upon our logical conditions and improve our lot.
MANAGEMENT OF THE INSTITUTE
PRODA functions through a Governing Board wihich reports to the Fedral Ministry of Science and Technology,the supervising ministry.The board determines the policy guidelines of the Institute and in its absence,its authority transfers to the Supervising Ministry.
The Institute’s Management Committee is made up of six Heads of Departments and chaired by the Director General/Chief Executive Officer,who is responsible for the day to day running of the Institute.
In 1992,PRODA,under the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastucture ,(NASENI),was charged with a new mandate as follows:
The projects Development Institute, Enugu, shall develop the technologies required by the power Equipment Industry,and shall:
Undertake research and development work into:
MISSION & VISION
To promote the establishment of new industrial projects through laboratory and pilot investingations to the actual condtruction of large scale commercial plants,utilizing local raw materials and indigenous manpower.
To play a strategic role,through indigenous science and engineering research and development,for the purpose of promoting the nations drive towards science and technology and self-reliance
In the main, PRODA is envisioned to play a leading role towards national self-reliance through the production of capital goods that will enable small and meduim enterprises (SMEs) process available local materials and produce the needed consumer goods with emphasis on power equipment and industrial sector. The ultimate goal has remained to achieve substantial deletion on the vast import and promote national polices of the government.