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Raipur ! Agriculture Irrigation and Water Resource Department & Politician of Chhattisgarh Minister Brij Mohan Agarwal today attended the camp organized at Village Garhsivinhi of Mahasamund Vikashand under the Public Suraj campaign.
RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh has been selected for this year's
prestigious National Literacy Award for the first time since its formation in
"For the first time after formation of the state,
Chhattisgarh has been selected for the Literate Indian National Literacy Award
as it has attained remarkable achievements in the field of literacy," an
official statement said today.
"Korea district and its village panchayat Patna will also get
this award along with the state," it noted.
This award will be presented on the International Literacy Day celebrated on September 8.
On the International Literacy Day, every year one state from the country, two districts at district level and three best village panchayats at panchayat level are honoured for their outstanding achievements in literacy sector.
"Many districts, development blocks and village panchayats have so far been received this award in the state," the statement said.
It said that in spite of new state, primary education facility has been reached to every settlement in the state.
Except Durg, Dhamtari, Balod and Bemethara, Literate India Programmes has been going on in 23 districts.
Remarkably, during the last ten years from 2001 to 2011, the state
literacy rate has increased by 5.64 per cent.
In 2001, the literacy rate of Chhattisgarh was 64.66 per cent, which has been increased to 70.28 per cent in 2011.
The women literacy rate was more than that of men during this period.
Chief Minister Raman Singh and School Education Minister Brijmohan Agrawal have congratulated the officers, employees, motivators and instructors involved in the Literate India Programme for this achievement, it added.
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