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ROLE OF EDUCATION IN POVERTY ALLEVIATION IN PAKISTAN PRESENTED BY: ATHAR JALIL AGRICULTURE OFFICER 18th PSMG 2 .

OUTLINES • Education By Definition and Introduction • Current Situation of Education in Pakistan. • Importance of Education in Islam What is Poverty Types of Poverty Causes of Poverty Impact of Education in Poverty Alleviation Conclusion Recommendations 3 .

EDUCATION BY DEFINITION AND INTRODUCTION In Current Practices education is merely the delivery of knowledge. The Proper definition of Education is not the delivery of knowledge. skills and information from teachers to students but the 4 . skills and information from teachers to students.

Higher education improves knowledge and skills.Education primary weapon against poverty. Education has great impact on poverty reduction. 5 . Education increases the respect of humans. increases wages. Education inversely proportional to poverty.  Very important to seek out the effects on education.

CURRENT SITUATION OF EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN Students studying at primary : 50 % Students studying at middle elementary: 15. 6 . education system not providing substantial percentage.9 % Post-secondary : 4.4% Students studying at secondary : 6. enrolment from primary to Post-graduate less than 50%.9 % Under current situation. At present.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION IN ISLAM The First word revealed of the Quran was “IQRA” Read! seek knowledge! Educate yourselves! Be educated. “A father can give his son nothing better than a good education” (Tirmidhi Hadith) “Education is compulsory for Muslims: Men and Women” (Hadith from Bukhari Sharif) 8 .

WHAT IS POVERTY? Condition where People’s basic needs for food clothing and shelter are not being met 9 .

TYPES OF POVERTY  Absolute Poverty  Relative Poverty 10 .

CAUSES OF POVERTY Lack of Quality Education Over Population Corruption Limited Resources 11 .

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IMPACT OF EDUCATION ON POVERTY ALLEVIATION 14 .

15 . Education increases standard of life. CONCLUSION Attainment of education enhances the earning potential. Higher level of education: More effective in poverty alleviation.

key factor for development of nation. Uniform Education System 16 . Technical education essential for every one. Merit based education. Highly qualified teachers at primary level. SUGGESTIONS Free Education up to higher secondary level.

THANKS 17 .