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The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu addressing the gathering at an event to mark the occasion of International Literacy Day, in Ranchi, Jharkhand on September 08, 2017. The Governor of Jharkhand, Smt. Droupadi Murmu, the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Shri Raghubar Das and the Minister of School Education & Literacy, Jharkhand, Dr. Neera Yadav are also seen.

Literacy provides the first essential step towards building a participative, vibrant, and a more inclusive democracy: Vice President 

 

 

Ranchi:8/9/17:The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that literacy provides the first essential step towards building a participative, vibrant, and a more inclusive democracy. He was addressing an event organised on the occasion of International Literacy Day, here today. The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javdekar, the Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Shri Upendra Kushwaha, the Minister of State for Human Resource Development and Water Resoources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Dr. Satyapal Singh, the Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy, Shri Anil Swarup and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

 

The Vice President Said that the Literacy Day reminds us of the importance of literacy in the development architecture of all countries and its crucial, central role as a development accelerator. He further said that literacy helps individuals to access and exercise various rights and entitlements provided to them under the Constitution. Literacy a  stepping stone for all forms of formal learning as well as lifelong education, literacy enables individuals to access and avail economic, political and social benefits, he added.

 

The Vice President suggested ways to achieve universal literacy; firstly to improve the quality of pre-primary and school education; secondly, we must provide opportunities for learning to those who have never been to school or have dropped out of school.

 

 

 

 

 

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