Lahore: Punjab Education Foundation has provided free education to 11 lakh needy male and female students upto metric level in 36 districts of the province under Foundation Assisted Schools Programme aimed at providing free education to poor students. Due to this project, the enrolment ratio has increased considerably in the low rate literacy areas of the province.
This was stated by Chairman Punjab Education Foundation Raja Muhammad Anwar while talking to a 25-member delegation of owners of partner schools of Burewala. Officers of PEF were also present on the occasion.
Raja Anwar while talking about the importance of Foundation Assisted Programme said that due to this project, poor children have been able to get education. He said that Punjab Education Foundation has made the poor children free from financial worries for getting education. He disclosed that Punjab Education Foundation has made educational partnership with 2162 schools in 36 districts under this programme so that poor children could get education near to their homes and the female students have particularly benefitted from this educational programme. He asked owners of partner schools to provide best educational environment to their students so that they could be made confident and as a leader through developing their personalities on positive lines.