'Teach' literacy programme launched at Kakinada
The ambitious ,yet the same time innovative community development project 'TEACH' aimed at achieving total literacy in India by 2017 was launched by the Rotary India through its district 3020 unit here today.
Explaining the salient features of the project, the Rotary past district Governor Lakkaraju satyanaraian Tikku during his remarks on Adult literacy and teacher support, said that the Rotary after the success of its role in eradication of polio worldwide, was now focusing its attention on the total literacy in South Asia.
He said the five letter project TEACH was having five vital areas of literacy including T-teacher support, E- e-learning ,A- adult literacy, Child development and H-happy school and the Rotary members were free to involve themselves in the areas of their choice so that the aim of achieving total literacy by 2017 could be achieved .
Badam Madhavarao founder chairman of Abhyudaya foundation said that the Nation would progress only when total literacy was achieved which could be possible only with the coordinated efforts between the government and the non-governmental agencies and voluntary organisations. Rotary district governor Dr Poosha, Rotary Past district governor Ravi Vadlamani, besides senior Rotarians Dr SVS Rao, Jagadeswerarao spoke about the ways and means of achieving the total literacy and also improving the quality of education.
Over 200 delegates from Rotary clubs across six revenue districts from Srikakulam to Krishna attended the literacy meet.
(Posted on 28-04-2014)