There was an Interactive Session on “New Perspectives on Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan” (Education for All) , led by Shri Champak Chatterjee, I A S., Secretary, Dept. of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of HRD, Government of India, at Bangalore International Centre on 4th October, 2007 at 5.00 PM.
Shri Chatterjee, through a power point presentation outlined the steps taken by the Government of India to enhance the status of Literacy and improve the accessibility and quality of elementary education. He emphasized that resources were available for the massive programme, but the absorptive capacity in many areas needed to be toned up. He pointed out that the southern states were doing much better than other areas and praised the work that was being done in Karnataka.
The talk was followed by a lively interactive session in which several members participated.
Click here to view the power point presentation wherein all the details about the literacy programme are indicated.