• Literacy & Non Formal Basic Education Department
    Government of the Punjab

United Against Corruption for a Prosperous Pakistan

Punjab Non Formal Education Project

Location

36 Districts of Punjab

Executing Agency

Project Management Unit & District Government/ District Education Authorities through District Education Officers (Lit).

Operation & Maintenance

Project Management Unit & District Government/ District Education Authorities through District Education Officers (Lit).

Total cost of Project

Rs. 5677.532 (In Million)

Source of Financing

ADP 2017-18 at G.S. No.1517

Period of Execution

1st July, 2015 to 30th June, 2018

Objectives

  • Impart primary education to out-of-school children (aged 04 – 14 years), through establishment of 12,019 Non Formal Basic Education Schools
  • Impart literacy (basic reading, writing, arithmetic & life-skills) to illiterate adults (aged 18 – 55 years), through establishment of 6,326 ALCs
  • Provide special focus on depressed / disempowered / neglected segments of society
  • Contributing towards achievement / realization of Sustainable Development Goals.

Achievements Of Project

  • Through earlier schemes merged into PNFEP Project i.e. PAF-LP, Punjab Literacy Movement Project and Punjab Work Place Literacy Project 280,895 of children have been given basic education and 295,636 of adult have been imparted basic literacy.
  • After merger since first July, 2015, under PNFEP Project, basic education is provided to 419546 children through establishment and operation of 12019 Non Formal Basic Education Schools.
  • Provision of basic literacy has been made to 465308 adult illiterates through establishment and operation of 6146 Adult Literacy Centres.
  • Created job opportunities for 18346 teachers and 652 project staff.