literacy

Government ties up with NGO to promote digital literacy among kids

Falling prey to fake information always gets one into trouble. Due to circulation of fake information, a student lost Rs 10,000 and a girl almost missed her board exams.

published on : 18th June 2022

Delhi launches library hub to improve climate literacy

This newly-launched library in the city is home to an array of books that can help educate people on environment issues

published on : 27th May 2022

NIT-R students on mission to spread financial literacy   

Satyajit said after passing out from NIT-R, students are expected to join high paying jobs or create wealth and jobs through entrepreneurship.

published on : 17th May 2022

Odisha Govt ropes in UNFPA to strengthen SHG capacity

UNFPA India Representative Andrea M Wojnar said with the initiative, over six million women will benefit from the initiative.

published on : 7th May 2022

83-year-old among 1,002 who took Kerala State Literacy Mission test

Of the 1,002 persons who appeared for the Kerala State Literacy Mission test across the district on Sunday, P Malathi, 83, a native of Chendamangalam , was the oldest. 

published on : 25th April 2022

A school teacher who spreads his mantra to save children from illiteracy trap

This government school teacher in Dehradun offers free coaching, both online and offline, saving thousands of children from falling into the trap of illiteracy, reports Vineet Upadhyay

published on : 3rd April 2022

Working to improve tax literacy in country for widening taxpayer net: CBDT chairman JB Mohapatra

The CBDT chief was asked about the steps being taken by the taxman to widen and deepen the tax base in the country given that the department recorded its highest-ever direct tax collections.

published on : 20th March 2022

Children educate the elders in this Maoist hotbed

‘Padhna Likhna Abhiyaan’ aims 100% literacy in latehar, reports Mukesh Ranjan

published on : 20th March 2022

'Allocation of money towards the NEP 2020 will not be enough': B'lore university VC

Taking the example of skill-based education given in Japan, he said that students become employable right out of high school so that they are able to earn at an early age.

published on : 11th March 2022

1 lakh tablets donated to kin of Armed Force martyrs

The Rotary India Literacy Mission (RILM) has teamed up with a startup to donate one lakh tablet PCs to the families of martyred police and Armed Forces personnel.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Andhra Pradesh records 84 per cent rise in prison deaths

According to the Prison Statistics of India report, a total of 1,887 prisoners died in judicial custody in the country, out of which 1,642 were natural deaths and 189 died due to unnatural causes.

published on : 28th December 2021

Mamata congratulates teachers, education department as Bengal tops chart in literacy index

While Bihar languished at the bottom in the 'large states' category on the 'Index on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy' 

published on : 17th December 2021

Literacy Mission draws flak for bid to conduct exams without classes

e-classes option only for learners of Class X and Higher Secondary equivalency programmes

published on : 2nd December 2021

We aim at 100% graduation rate, besides total literacy: CM

The sum was directly credited into bank accounts of 9,87,965 mothers of Vidya Deevena beneficiaries.

published on : 1st December 2021

After 12 years, Kerala in literacy scheme of Union govt

Since 2009, the State Literacy Mission has not received any Central assistance. Various initiatives of the literacy mission were being carried out using state funds alone.

published on : 25th November 2021
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