Our objective is to revamp the whole field of sports starting from infrastructure to organizational structures and operating systems introducing merit at all tiers, Ensure observance of transparency and performance so that Pakistan, a nation of over 200 million with 60% population below 30 years, could rule the sports world. You all have to make a new Pakistan. Naya Pakistan is not a slogan. It’s a believe. So never give up, no matter how hard life gets no matter how much pain you feel. Pain will eventually subside, nothing remains forever, so keep going and don’t give up.
Message of Chief Minister Punjab
I strongly believe in talent of our youth, may it be any field of life. Our Government is working on a comprehensive plan for the welfare of our young generation. Our young generation has to play its part for taking the country forward, and sports him best arena where they can show their dedication and resolve for the nation. We have to align our efforts with current technological trends to enable our youth in facing modern competition. With cooperation of provinces under the youth development program, our youth will get benefits from the initiative of the Government.
Message of Minister of Higher Education
The objective behind starting sports league in Punjab is to promote sporting culture among the youth of our province and to provide them with a healthy activity around the calendar. This only prove to be a breeding ground for top sportsman but also increase school spirit among the alumni of the participating universities. I hope that once this idea takes of it will also provide a new revenue stream to the academic institutions through sponsorship and alumni funding.
I congratulate the whole team of Higher Education Department for making speedy implementation of this idea possible and administration of all public and private universities for their keen participation.
Message of Secretary Higher Education Department
Globally sports are regarded as tool for peace and development. Educational value of sports can’t be denied and character building is only possible through participation in sports. USL will ensure to optimize student’s/players affiliation and ownership with their institutions, thus creating an optimistic, vigorous, moderate and healthy society. University Sports League (USL) initiative is launched by Higher Education Department, Government of the Punjab to mitigate the rigorous academic stress and to divert the laggard away from anti-social attractions to playfields. Participation in sports league will not only divert but would channelize the energies of our youth towards healthy life styles.
The main objectives of the University Sports League are:
- To optimize student’s/players affiliation and ownership with their institutions, thus creating an optimistic, vigorous, moderate and healthy society.
- To introduce a strategic transition plan to close the gaps and revive glorious past in sports.
- To mitigate the stress of rigorous academic competition.
- To divert the laggard away from anti social attractions to playfields.
- To divert and channelize the energies of our youth towards healthy life styles as there is a very high percentage of our youth involvement (aged between 15-24 years) in extremism and fanaticism.
- To foster and inculcate ethical and moral values through sports. To harness leadership.
Attractive cash awards and scholarships will be given to winning teams and outstanding sports persons of universities.
Last Year Details
Grouping of Teams
Logo of University Sports League
Tentative Programme of openining Ceremony