FAISALABAD - The Punjab Education Foundation has launched Education Voucher Scheme (EVS) phase-17 ‘Shehr-e-Ilm project’ in nine districts of the province including district Faisalabad.
At least 84,000 out-of-school children will be imparted education in the PEF schools under the project.
Sources from the district administration said here on Friday that the scheme had also been launched in Bahawalpur, Gujranwala, Lahore, Rahim Yar Khan, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Rawalpindi and Sheikhupura districts. The private school owners from 19 selected union councils of Faisalabad could submit their applications online for the scheme till the last date, Aug 12.
A hard copy of the online signed application alongwith other attested documents will have to be dispatched in the name of Director Education Voucher Scheme, 52-L, Gulberg-III, near Kalma Chowk, Lahore by August 16. The details of the scheme are available on website www.pef.edu.pk
TEPA TO BE MADE ACTIVE AGENCY: FDA DG
The Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA) is taking various measures to make the Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning Agency (TEPA) an active agency.
FDA Director General (DG) Muhammad Asif said that a joint strategy would be evolved in collaboration with the district administration and other departments concerned to streamline the traffic management in city. Presiding over a meeting here on Friday, he stressed the need for streamlining the traffic management. He said that different departments including traffic police, district administration, Municipal Corporation, Rescue-1122, Punjab Highways Police would be taken on board to ensure smooth flow of traffic on roads, designing of roads, crossings, slip roads, u-turn and footpaths, parking arrangements, etc.