Progress thus far, of ongoing construction works of Kiira Motors Corporation plant, at the Jinja Industrial and Business Park.
The development planned to take place in phases is under construction obligations of National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) for two-and-a-half-year tenure.
The Kiira Vehicle Plant Site was handed over to NEC on 18th January 2019, who deployed security and commenced work on 11th February 2019 with completion slated for June 2021.
The Scope of Work for NEC includes: Site Clearance; Construction of a 3.6km perimeter fence and Two Gates; Excavation of a 1.4km Open Channel along the Western Boundary; Construction of the Assembly Shop, Offices, R&D Space, Materials Storage Areas, Overhead Water Reservoir, Container Yards, Finished Vehicle Park Yard, and Plant Monument; Construction and Installation of Servicing Facilities including the Plant Campus Circulation Roads, Power Distribution, Water Distribution, I.T Network Backbone, Drainage and Waste (Water and Solid) Management Systems; and defects liability period shall be for 12 months commencing on the date of Practical Completion of the Project.
The construction and installation of a 3.7km long 33kV medium voltage electricity line connecting the Kiira Vehicle Plant Site to the national electricity grid have been completed, tested and commissioned by Umeme.
The construction and installation of a 5.4km long 6-inch water pipeline connecting the plant site to the municipal water supply system have been completed, tested and commissioned by National Water and Sewerage Corporation.