ACADEMY FOR SUPERIOR SERVICES (A4SS)

Name of Project:
Academy for Superior Services (A4SS)

Location:
Islamabad, Pakistan

Status:
Active

Duration:
November 2018 – February 2019

Description and Impact:

The current economic situation in Pakistan characterized by the lack of good job opportunities and flux of university graduates has led to a high number of educated unemployed in Pakistan. There are gaps in career opportunities in the private and corporate sector. WEF is collaborating with Aga Khan Economic Planning Board Islamabad team to increase the potential of educated unemployed youth of Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral residing in Islamabad to avail the opportunities in the civil services and be part of this most important functioning arm of the state. WEF is providing financial support the course fee to these students. 26 youth are enrolled in a CSS exams preparation academy Knowledge Inn Preparatory School (KIPS). The goal of this project is to increase the participation of people from remote areas of Gilgit-Baltistan in Civil Services of Pakistan by providing quality preparatory Services.