The 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev has a gesture opening much-awaited Kartarpur corridor, the Pakistan government’s “Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB)” board has driven an ambitious project of affording higher education to the minority Sikh and Hindu students who are unable to sustain their higher studies due to financial setbacks.
ETPB chairman Dr. Aamer Ahmed commented on Friday that they want to improve the HR capital of our minorities and for the mission, they have launched Baba Guru Nanak Scholarship which will help the Hindu and Sikh students who are intermediate pass, intelligent and gifted but can’t support to continue their studies due to their own financial issues.
Furnishing details, Aamer familiarized that each student who passes for the scholarship would get an amount of Rs 10000 per month for their academic year and if they required to continue their studies, the scholarship should be moreover prolonged depending upon their academic records.
Asserting that scholarship scheme was begun in September during then ten minority students had previously been granted the scholarship gains, further said that their financial condition progresses, we will not only improve the number of students but will also raise the scholarship amount given for them. Get more details on https://www.etpb.gov.pk/ .
It was confirmed that the out of box thing about the scholarship was that it was not limited to government schools itself and so any Hindu and Sikh student wherever in Pakistan can apply for the scholarship, there are no lengthy procedures to apply, ETPB will get approval from their respective academic institution about their academic background and whether they are worthy and on the bases of which grant will be provided.
Further, they have completely renewed the langar hall at Gurdwara Janam Asthan, Nankana Sahib ahead of the arrival of pilgrims to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
And the langer spread on two-storey and can serve langar to 1500 persons at a time, it is much aired, have separate cooking and washing spaces, the food is brought to the first floor through a service lift keeping into mind all the comfort.