#WorldLiteracyDay: Madhya Pradesh bags 3 awards under Sakshar Bharat Yojana
Source :NewsBharati   Date :08-Sep-2017

New Delhi, September 8: Madhya Pradesh has bagged three national-level awards under the Sakshar Bharat Yojana. Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and HRD Minister Prakash Javdekar gave the awards to the state’s officials on the occasion of World Literacy Day at Vigyan Bhavan, today.


Rajya Shiksha Kendra, School Education Department has bagged the award for Best State in the form of State Literacy Mission Authority. Best District award was bagged by Zila Lok Shiksha Samiti, Tikamgarh and State Resource Centre, Indore has been selected for the Best State Resource Centre award.

Madhya Pradesh has been selected to be awarded for outstanding performance of district and state resource centre under Sakshar Bharat Yojana in year 2016-17 by the Department of School Education and Literacy under Ministry of Human Resource Development.

It may be noted that more than 24 lakh 61 thousand adult illiterates of Madhya Pradesh have acquired success in literacy examination after training in year 2016-17. Nearly 24 thousand adult illiterates have emerged as new-literates in 31 Sansad Adarsh Grams of the state.