Dharmendra Pradhan to inaugurate two-day ULLAS Mela at New Delhi
Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate the two-day ULLAS Mela tomorrow at New Delhi’s National Bal Bhavan. The Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education is organising ULLAS Mela from 6th-7th February, 2024 to showcase various National and State level activities under ULLAS-Nav Bharat Saksharta Karyakram.
Seven hundred participants from various States and UTs along with more than 100 dignitaries from the Ministry of Education, and various organizations will be participating in the event.
Government of India is implementing a centrally sponsored innovative scheme called Nav Bharat Saksharta Karyakram or New India Literacy Program for the period of FYs 2022-2027 to achieve the target of 100% literacy by 2030.
The scheme is popularly known as ULLAS: Understanding of Lifelong Learning for All in Society, upholding the motto “Jan-Jan Sakshar”. The scheme is targeted at all non-literates of age 15 years and above. The scheme, in line with NEP 2020, targets adults aged 15 and above, who could not go to school or attain formal education