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Foundation Assisted Schools

Overview of Program

Foundation Assisted Schools (FAS) is the flagship program of Punjab Education Foundation under which assistance is provided to poor strata of society in the province of Punjab through Public-Private Partnership. This program was incepted in 2005 with the ordinary outreach in 6 districts, However, FAS program has now been extended to all 36 districts of Punjab having around 3500 partner schools, inducted through Ten Phases, catering to the needs of more than 1.77 million students. It encourages and promotes quality education through financial and technical support to its partner schools in rural, urban & slum areas of Punjab. FAS follows laid down procedures and SOPs for selection of schools through open transparent and competitive process.


Objective of the Program

Foundation Assisted School (FAS) program was established to ensure that marginalized strata of the society is catered through provision of funds to private schools under its public-private partnership model and to improve the quality of schools in their service delivery to the deserving students across Punjab.


Geographical Distribution of FAS Schools

Sr.# Districts Total Schools
1 Attock 14
2 Bahawalnagar 232
3 Bahawalpur 352
4 Bhakkar 94
5 Chakwal 34
6 Chiniot 31
7 D.G.Khan 185
8 Faisalabad 27
9 Gujranwala 18
10 Gujrat 28
11 Hafizabad 3
12 Jhang 173
13 Jhelum 5
14 Kasur 55
15 Khanewal 53
16 Khushab 64
17 Lahore 102
18 Layyah 126
19 Lodhran 209
20 Mandi Bahaudin 16
21 Mianwali 64
22 Multan 353
23 Muzaffargarh 467
24 Nankana Sahib 19
25 Narowal 23
26 Okara 90
27 Pakpattan 54
28 Rahim Yar Khan 122
29 Rajanpur 141
30 Rawalpindi 14
31 Sahiwal 16
32 Sargodha 36
33 Sheikhupura 25
34 Sialkot 49
35 Toba Tek Singh 24
36 Vehari 189
TOTAL 3,507 *

*As of May 02, 2017


Students Benefited through FAS Program:

Male 973,434 54.76%
Female 804,117 45.24%
Total 1,777,551 **

**As of May 02, 2017


Level wise fee per child paid to partner schools

Rate of Level wise financial assistance per child paid to partner schools as per following:-

  • Rs 550/- per student uptill Primary classes
  • Rs 600/- Per student for Elementary classes
  • Rs 900/- Per student for Secondary Arts classes
  • Rs 1100/- Per student for Secondary Science students
  • Rs 1200/- per student for higher Secondary Arts students
  • Rs 1500/- per student for Higher secondary science students

Funds are disbursed on monthly basis in the account of partner schools.

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