Daanish Schools

Coordinates: 33°43′15.99″N 73°2′0.38″E / 33.7211083°N 73.0334389°E / 33.7211083; 73.0334389
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Daanish School
Coordinates33°43′15.99″N 73°2′0.38″E / 33.7211083°N 73.0334389°E / 33.7211083; 73.0334389
ChairmanChief Minister of the Punjab
AffiliationsBISE of the Punjab

Daanish Schools are free education schools for underprivileged children in the Punjab. Described as the brainchild of Shehbaz Sharif when he was the Chief Minister of Punjab,[1] the schools admit 110 students annually in which 10 fee-paying students can also take admission out of total 110 students and the remaining 100 are admitted on merit and are offered free of cost education.[2] The project of these schools was started in 2010. Students study in 14 daanish schools (7 for boys and 7 for girls).[3] The school administration runs on the basis of an act uniquely established for these schools called The Daanish School Act passed by Provincial Assembly of the Punjab.


Daanish schools are located at Chishtian, Hasilpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Mianwali, Rajanpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Attock and Vehari


Daanish School Rahim Yar khan is spread across 115 acres. Daanish School Hasilpur is spread across 400 acres. Daanish School Chishtian has an area of 514 acres. Daanish School Dera Ghazi Khan has area of 169 acres 4 canal. Daanish School Vehari has 175 acres.


  1. ^ "Danish schools in Balochistan". Pakistan Observer. 6 January 2023.
  2. ^ "Project continued by CM". AAJ TV. April 24, 2011. Retrieved March 1, 2012.
  3. ^ Number of students studying in daanish school system

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