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New India Literacy Programme launched to cover target of 5 crore non-literates


The Government has launched a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme namely, New India Literacy Programme with financial outlay of over one thousand crore rupees for implementation during the financial year 2022-23 to 2026-27.

The scheme aims to cover a target of five crore non-literates in the age group of 15 years and above. Minister of State for Education Annpurna Devi said this in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

She said, the beneficiaries under the scheme are identified through door to door survey on Mobile App by the surveyors in the States and union Territories. The Minister said, the non-literate can also avail the benefit of the scheme through direct registration from any place through mobile app. (AIR NEWS)

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