ETPB begins Baba Guru Nanak Scholarship for Sikh and Hindu
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AMRITSAR: Pakistan’s Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) has begun the ‘Baba Guru Nanak Scholarship’ to offer vocational coaching to Hindu and Sikh youths to assist them develop into impartial after ETPB signed a MoU with Punjab Vocational Training Council (PVTC) on Monday.
While speaking to TOI after signing the Mou, ETPB chairman Aamer Ahamd stated PVTC will prepare 10 Sikh and Hindu youth within the districts of Nankana Sahib and Rahim Yar Khan and the coaching can be offered within the current vocational coaching institutes of PVTC”.
He stated whereas the PVTC can be accountable for offering vocational coaching to Sikh and Hindu youth then again ETPB would bear the payment and stipend which turns round to be round Pakistani Rs 16 lakh for the 20 candidates.
Giving additional particulars ETPB secretary Faraz Abbas stated that the vocational coaching to the Sikh and Hindu youth was aimed toward rehabilitation of underprivileged segments of society. He knowledgeable that EPTB would pay Rs 6000 in direction of the month-to-month tuition payment to PVTC and provides Rs 500 as a stipend to the scholars for a yr’s course.
“Religious minorities are mostly poor and are devoid of formal vocational training opportunities” stated Faraz including that there was a dire want to increase the formal coaching alternatives to Sikh and Hindu youth.
The MoU was signed by Aamer Ahmed and Major Shahnawaz Badar, chairman, PVTC, knowledgeable secretary, ETPB.
Notably, ETPB is a Pakistan authorities division established in 1960 with headquarters at Lahore to take care of the evacuee properties left behind by Sikhs and Hindus who had migrated to India throughout the Indo Pak partition in 1947.
He additional knowledgeable that PVTC was an autonomous company physique of the Pakistan authorities and was working for the everlasting rehabilitation of poor and underprivileged youth by imparting them demand pushed talent .


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