Published: 01st October 2018
Kerala literacy mission's survey at flood-affected places to begin on Tuesday
The literacy mission has decided to conduct the survey in order to generate awareness on climate change, natural disaster, waste treatment among the students
The Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority will begin a survey at the flood-affected places on Tuesday as part of an exercise to rebuild the state into a better one. Minister for Tourism, Devaswom and co-operation Kadakampally Surendran will inaugurate the statewide survey at Anamukham ward in the city corporation. Anamukham was affected badly in the flood. The survey will be led by the 50,000 odd students who have completed the class 10 and higher secondary equivalent courses under literacy mission. According to PS Sreekala, Chairperson, it is for the first time in the educational history in the state that these much of students participate for the rebuilding mission. The one day survey will be conducted around 2.5 lakh affected houses in various parts of the state. Each student will cover five affected houses.
The literacy mission has decided to conduct the survey in order to generate awareness on climate change, natural disaster, waste treatment among the students. The compilation of details taken in the survey will be carried out on October 7. Later, the survey report will be published at the district level as well as at the regional level.
The findings of the study will also assess the awareness of people on these issues and the report will suggest ways to tackle the disasters. It will be submitted to the state government on October 13, the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction. The questionnaire of the survey would touch all the aspects of the day-to-day life of people.
Based on the finding of the survey, the Literacy Mission will take steps to expand the scope of the learning activities of the unofficial education under the Mission from literacy level to higher secondary level.