literacy

Unpaid, literacy workers left to fend for themselves in Kerala

Since March this year, around 1,860 ‘preraks’ have been left in the lurch and have not received even a single penny as honorarium.

published on : 13th June 2021

COVID-19 impact: US schools fight to keep students amid fear of dropout surge

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization warned that the pandemic had put 24 million children worldwide at risk of dropping out of school.

published on : 11th May 2021

Adult literacy programme on Kalvi TV

The scheme has been extended into its third phase and will be held till July this year, according to a letter issued by VC Rameswaramurugan,

published on : 27th April 2021

Gaura Devi Kanyadhan Yojana: Giving wings to dreams of girls with just small sums

Kanyadhan Yojana enables girls to study and support their families, finds Vineet Upadhyay

published on : 18th April 2021

Psychologist from Vijayawada teaches young girls, married women to dream

Being a non-profit, Jyothi Charitable Trust depends on the contributions by philanthropists and her family members. 

published on : 18th April 2021

Mass literacy programme planned to cover 3.2 lakh people

As part of the mass education programme, the state government has planned to provide literacy to 3.2 lakh people across Karnataka in the next one month.

published on : 30th March 2021

‘Financial literacy is key to easy money-making’

Financial independence matters a lot when it comes to women empowerment and as such, experts feel women should now don the role of financial advisors along with being money savers.

published on : 8th March 2021

Tamil Nadu Literacy scheme losing traction?

Government school teachers are already urging the Non-Formal and Adult Education wing to stop 'Karpom Elutuvom Iyakkam' citing it has not yielded desired results.

published on : 22nd February 2021

Tribal literacy exams begin in Attappadi

The programme in Agali panchayat was inaugurated in Mele Agali settlement by the panchayat president Ambika Lakshmanan.

published on : 21st February 2021

Why you need to be smart about loans

The need to borrow from a registered intermediary like a bank or a non-banking finance company. And to ensure that one repays their loans on time and does not miss out on the monthly payments. 

published on : 15th February 2021

Spreading the joy of reading to all

Till last year, most underprivileged children here didn’t have access to quality education.

published on : 31st January 2021

Gift of education: Andhra Pradesh teacher on mission to make tribals literate

From 2003 to 2015, Sk Dada Peer from Kadapa did not take a leave   

published on : 17th January 2021

His Mission:Tribal Literacy

The setting is an otherwise grim, desolate tribal colony of Idiyumvayal, which is desolate in terms of literacy.

published on : 27th May 2019

Only 112 mandals of Telangana have higher literacy rate than State’s average

Hyderabad and its surrounding districts  also have a high number of higher education institutions in all streams of education, such as junior colleges, engineering, law or other professional courses.

published on : 18th March 2018

Female literacy in Rajasthan more important than Padmavati row, says Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said education for women in Rajasthan was more important than a 'goonghat', as state’s female literacy rate was among the lowest in the country.

published on : 13th November 2017
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