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Radha Devi awarded on International literacy Day

Mukherjee said that the time has come to put in renewed vigou..

New Delhi, 09 Sep, 2013. On the occasion of international literacy day ministry of human resources organized two days celebrations at Vigyan Bhawan on Saturday & Sunday in New Delhi. Educaton Ministers of all states participated in this program. From Rajasthan Education Minister Shri Brijkishor Sharma and State Minister for Education Smt. Naseem Akhtar Insaf (primary and higher education) were attended this occasion.

             President, Pranab Mukherjee lighting the lamp of the International Literacy Day celebrations, in New Delhi on Sunday. The Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri M.M. Pallam Raju, the Ministers of State for Human Resource Development, Dr. Shashi Tharoor and Shri Jitin Prasada are also present on this occasion.

             Mukherjee said that the time has come to put in renewed vigour and concerted efforts to improve our literacy rate. He stated that our ultimate objective should be to bring the literacy rate not only at par with the world average but the levels attained by the leading nations.

            Before this, on Saturday the vice president of India  Hamid Ansari honoured neo-literate Radha Devi of Rajasthan\\\\\\\'s in Bikaner district. She awarded ‘certificate of evaluation’ by Vice President in the program.

            District literacy officer of Bikaner  Zorawar Singh said that Radha Devi, wife of  Shrawan Kumar, a resident of 2-AD village of Aduri panchayat has cleared the basic literacy examination held on March 17, 2013.

            Rajasthan’s Assistant project officer  Rajendra Joshi said 40,520 illiterates registered themselves for the examination held for declaring them literate. Radha Devi obtained ‘A’ grade in Hindi, Maths (Reading and Writing) and has been nominated to receive the evaluation certificate. He said the one neo-literate has been selected from every state in which Rajasthan’s Radha Devi has included.


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