Central literacy scheme to benefit over 3 lakh people
Basic schooling can be imparted to illiterate people above 15 years of age, says Minister
About 3,28,000 people can be taught how to learn and write in a span of 40 days as a part of a literacy drive ‘Padhna Likhna Abhiyaan’, Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh mentioned right here on Wednesday.
Speaking after launching the Centrally-sponsored literacy scheme on the workplace of the Director of School Education at Ibrahimpatnam, the Minister mentioned that the beneficiaries of the scheme included 88,000 male and a pair of,40,000 females.
“The literacy programme envisaged imparting basic education to people belonging to 15 plus age group who are not literate. Staff members of village and ward secretariats will be engaged to bring the beneficiaries to schools,” mentioned the Minister.
Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is eager on attaining 100% literacy fee within the State. There isn’t any dearth of funds for implementation of the programme, he mentioned, including that not like in different States the place all education-related programmes are carried out utilizing Central funds, the YSRCP authorities has allotted 20 % of the full price range for improvement of the schooling sector, he mentioned.
Mr. Suresh mentioned efforts had been being made to scale back the present 26 % of illiteracy fee within the State to half.
MLC K.S. Lakshman Rao, Andhra Pradesh State School Education Regulatory and Monitoring Commission Vice-Chairperson Vijaya Sarada Reddy, Director of Adult Education wing Y. Jayaprada and others had been current on the event.