LAHORE - The Punjab Education Foundation has opened the doors of quality education to the poor children who cannot afford schooling due to lack of resources. This model of public private partnership is being extended to seven other districts so that more deserving students could enjoy this facility. This was stated by PEF Chairman Raja Anwar while presiding over a meeting with a delegation of partner schools of southern Punjab who called on him at his office on Sunday. While giving a detail of Punjab governments initiatives for creating economic opportunities though the promotion of skills development, Raja Anwar said that free technical and vocational training to the needy youth in the districts of Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Lodhran and Muzaffargarh had been planned so that they could start their own small businesses. Rs 10 billion have also been allocated under Southern Punjab Development Program, he added. This will help to improve the socio-economic standard of life there.