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Punjab Edu'n Foundation hikes monthly grants to its partner schools

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PEF increases monthly grants to schools
The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has increased the monthly grants for its partner schools, with effect from September, 2013 onwards.

According to resource, the PEF will now pay its partners Rs. 450/- to elementary, Rs. 500/- to Arts stream, Rs. 600/- to Science stream, Rs. 700/- to higher secondary (Arts) and Rs. 900/- to higher secondary (Science) students.

Managing Director of Punjab Education Foundation, Nawazish Ali who addressed the district co-ordination meeting of various schools under the Foundation Assisted Schools (FAS) states that, it is further expected that this increase in grants will help the partner schools to improvise their quality of education to the next level.

He also said that a policy has been designed to encourage and facilitate the partners showing extraordinary performance. Such partner schools will be awarded in shape of incentives so that they feel encouraged. He hopes that this policy will benefit students the most.

The Managing Director also praised the education sector reforms of the Punjab Government as they have benefited the students community in many ways.

He also said that the international community and donor agencies have appreciated the education reforms, of the Punjab Government.

Punjab Education Foundation Director, Nadeem Masood who presented the welcome speech also gave a small presentation about the plan of education for out of school children via Punjab Education Foundation's partner schools.

Later, MD Nawazish Ali distributed the cheques of Rs. 2,15,000/- among the FAS partners, and students those who scored good result in PEC examination.

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