Lahore: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Sports Board has announced the trials for selection of the second batch of WAPDA Endowment Fund for Sports (WEFS). It will be conducted by WAPDA/Distribution companies all over the country from July 28, 2011 to November 2011. Under this scheme performance Evaluation Test of 1st Intake of WEFS was held in May 2011, in which fitness standard, physical condition and sports specific test were held.
The fitness trials for 2nd intake of 105 youngsters is scheduled to be held in Gujranwala Electric Power Company (GEPCO) (July 28 to July 30), Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) (September 7 to 10), Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) (September 13 to 15), Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) (September 20 to 23), Quetta Electric Supply Company (QESCO) (September 29), Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) (October 1 to 5), Multan Electric Power Company (MEPCO) October (7 to 10) and Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) (September 11 to 14).
Youngsters 14 years old on December 31, 2011 will be eligible for the trials and after having medical fitness certificates selected youngsters will be issued enrolment letters in January 2012.
It may be added that WAPDA Endowment Fund for Sports was established in 2010 with an initial capital of Rs. 1000 million the prime objective of WAPDA Endowment Fund for Sports is to arrange regular source of financing to provide sports and education facilities to youngsters. Besides imparting training and coaching, Rupees five thousand monthly scholarship are being awarded to each trainee. In addition, medical facilities at respective WAPDA Hospitals and transport facility also being provided to the selected youth under this scheme.
For more information, contact:
Public Relations Division
Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)
G-32 WAPDA House, Lahore, Pakistan
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