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WB CM Mamata Banerjee hails teachers, Edu Dept for state's performance in Literacy Index

The Index on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy is an indicator of literacy among children below 10 years

Published on 17th December 2021
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Meet the Odiya Malayali: Migrant labourer scores 100 per cent marks in Kerala literacy exam

Mudad Revathi had been learning Malayalam for some time under the state-wide 'Changathi' programme

Published on 11th December 2018
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International Literacy Day: Why we need to look at literacy beyond the basic ability to read and write

Former IAS officer Swaran Singh explains why he believes that literacy is not an endpoint but a continuous process and has a definition that encompasses more than institutional learning

Published on 8th September 2020
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Kerala's Bhageerathi Amma and Karthiyani Amma chosen for the Nari Shakti Puraskar

The women earned great acclaim for successfully completing the Kerala Literacy Mission's equivalency exam and setting an example for others despite their age

Published on 4th March 2020
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Want to pass Class X next: At 105, Kerala granny who passed Class IV exam isn't done yet

The Kerala Literacy Mission announced the results of the exam that was conducted in November 2019. Though she was extremely sick a week ago, the news that she passed has really cheered her up

Published on 5th February 2020
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Are the literacy preraks in Kerala striking in vain?

The literacy preraks have been on a strike from December 5, raising a set of demands, including getting their entire remuneration paid

Published on 12th December 2019
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What's on Kerala's 105-year-old student Bhageerathi Amma's mind: Cracking Class X exams and an Aadhaar card

The Literacy Mission's new ambassador speaks about her love for education and why it took her so long to decide to go back to school and clear her exams

Published on 22nd November 2019
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Nearly 3000 tribals pass Kerala's literacy exam, oldest candidate was 85

The exam was set for 100 marks with three components- reading (30 marks), writing (40 marks), and arithmetic (30 marks)

Published on 25th September 2019
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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

Published on 1st October 2018
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Ten development efforts that will take India's literacy to new heights

It is important to start looking at the quality of education through a larger lens rather than just the basic ability to read and write

Published on 17th September 2018
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Here's how 22-year-old Deepa Gujar's life took a turn for the better, thanks to a digital literacy training programme

This International Literacy Day, take a look at how basic computer literacy helped Deepa Gujar earn a living and provide for her entire family

Published on 8th September 2018
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A 90-year-old tribal woman writes exam in Wayanad, courtesy Kerala Literacy Mission

A three-month training programme was held in the hamlets for the drive and two instructors were appointed in each hamlet to train the neo-literates

Published on 27th April 2018
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India Literacy Project's mobile libraries are helping over 1,000 govt school kids. Here's how

While speaking about the progress of India Literacy Project’s Hyderabad Chapter, its founder offers a lot of insight into CSR and funding

 

Published on 26th December 2017
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5.88 crore learners pass basic literacy assessment and certified as literate: Human Resource Development Ministry

Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar said in the House that under Saakshar Bharat programme, around 7.92 crore learners appeared under basic literacy assessment

Published on 31st July 2017

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