Press Esc to close
Saturday 29 August 2015
News updated at 10:18 PM IST
Weather
Max: 27.6°C
Min : 19.4°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Sakshara Bharat Mission in Chintamani

Last updated: 04 January, 2010
Chintamani, DHNS:

Union government has introduced a programme ‘Sakshara Bharat Mission - 2012’ to increase literacy rate.

  Chintamani taluk has been selected for the programme to be implemented through District Adult Education Officer.

A list of illiterates in the age group of 15-35 years will be prepared according to the statistics of the 2001 census. The list excludes those who have participated in CIP, PRI, LTS and various other literacy programmes. The list shall comprise 15 pc men, 85 pc women with particular emphasis on Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and minority communities. The approval of the respective GPs should be obtained for the list.

The programme ends on March 21, 2012. Lok Shikshana Samitis will be  constituted at Gram Panchayat, taluk and district levels. The objective of Sakshara Bharat Mission is to throw new light on the need to build a literate society. The programme will be implemented in 365 districts of 26 states in the country which have less than 50 pc literacy. The programme is being implemented in 17 districts in Karnataka. It remains to be seen whether this programme to will remain only on papers or succeeds to make a difference at the ground level.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal showcases a creation by designer Bugatti during Lakme Fashion...

Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal showcases a creation by designer Bugatti during Lakme Fashion...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours gymnast Dipa Karmakar with Arjuna Award 2015...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours gymnast Dipa Karmakar with Arjuna Award 2015...

Malayali women light lamps at Lord Ayyappa Temple on the occasion of Onam festival...

Malayali women light lamps at Lord Ayyappa Temple on the occasion of Onam festival...

Mahants and sadhus from various Akharas arrive for the first Royal Bath of the Kumbh Mela...

Mahants and sadhus from various Akharas arrive for the first Royal Bath of the Kumbh Mela...

Indian women tie Rakhis onto the wrists of Indian BSF soldiers during the Raksha Bandhan...

Indian women tie Rakhis onto the wrists of Indian BSF soldiers during the Raksha Bandhan...

Women and Children from various segments of society tying ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister...

Women and Children from various segments of society tying ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister...

Muslim women tie rakhis to police officials on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan...

Muslim women tie rakhis to police officials on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours tennis player Sania Mirza with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours tennis player Sania Mirza with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna...

School girls tying Rakhi on the wrists of BSF personnel during celebrations of Raksha Bandhan...

School girls tying Rakhi on the wrists of BSF personnel during celebrations of Raksha Bandhan...

Ex-servicemen celebrate Raksha Bandhan even as they continue their...

Ex-servicemen celebrate Raksha Bandhan even as they continue their...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523