Lugoj, Source: Lugoj Municipality

Lugoj City Hall wins EU funding for development of new sports venue

Lugoj City Hall wins EU funding for development of new sports venue

The gym will be located at the "Valeriu Braniste" Technical High School

The Romanian Municipality of Lugoj has won EU funding amounting to 6.789 million lei (1,404,428.18 euros) for the construction of a new sports hall at the "Valeriu Braniste" Technical High School, informed the mayor Francisc Constantin Boldea on his Facebook profile. The project entitled "Construction and endowment of a school gym at the Technical High School Valeriu Braniste - Lugoj" has now just entered its pre-contracting phase.

Throughout it, Lugoj City Hall will send a series of documents and follow up on recommendations aimed at streamlining the conditions for implementing the proposed investment. In July 2018, the City Hall of Lugoj submitted the documentation for the financing of the project through the use of non-reimbursable EU funds.

The project thus materialized the good collaboration between the municipality and the "Valeriu Braniste" Technical High School, that managed to send the documentation for the submission deadline quickly and within the time limit.

The project is carried out under the Regional Operational Program, Priority Axis: Improving educational infrastructure, Operation: Increasing participation in vocational and technical education and lifelong learning.

To increase the attractiveness of the educational institution

The general objective of the project is the construction and the supplying of equipment of the "Valeriu Braniste" Technical High School with a modern school gym. The project will then not only contribute to increasing the attractiveness of the educational institution but will also lead to a boost in participation rate when it comes to vocational and technical education, the future development of sports and will also improve the local graduation rate and will increase the rate of transition to higher levels of education.

The duration of the project is 18 months, 12 of which are to be allocated to the construction of the gym itself. Throughout the project, a gym will be erected in the courtyard of the school. It will abide to the highest European standards and will be made up of two structurally independent bodies (A and B) that are but functionally interconnected.

Body A will span an area of ​​328 square meters and will have locker rooms, bathrooms, showers and outbuildings (technical space and storage). Body B, will be for the gym itself with an area of ​​560.00 sqm.



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