GANDERBAL : Advisor for Centre for Innovations in Public Systems (CIPS) and professor NCERT, Dr. N. Upender Reddy today concluded his three day visit to District Ganderbal.
The purpose of this visit was to assess the progress and effectiveness of the Mashal-e-Gaash campaign in promoting literacy among illiterates of the district.
Mashal-e- Gaash, a campaign has ignited the flame of knowledge and literacy in the district. It has not only provided education but also inculcated confidence, self-esteem, and a sense of empowerment among those who have taken their first steps towards literacy.
On final day, the Advisor visited Mammer accompanied by Deputy Commissioner, Shyambir, SDM Kangan, Program Officer ICDS, CEO and other officials, where he interacted with the beneficiaries of the campaign and other stakeholders including PRIs, SHG, teachers, Anganwadi Workers and students.
During three day visit, the Advisor evaluated various aspects of the campaign, including monitoring and evaluation mechanisms applied, people engagement, the availability of educational resources, methodology applied and the engagement of illiterate people.
The advisor also interacted with the beneficiaries, PRIs, teachers and students to gather feedback and understand the impact of the campaign on the ground.
On the occasion, Shyambir highlighted the purpose of taking initiative of Mashaal-e-Gaash Campaign which has been a very successful program in terms of improving literacy rate in the district. He complemented all the stakeholders for their collective efforts due to which the campaign got success.
Speaking on the occasion, the Advisor said that it gives immense pleasure to listen the incredible journey of Mashal-e-Gaash, a movement born out of collective determination to eradicate illiteracy from the midst. He also expressed deepest appreciation to the District Administration for taking such unique initiative that has witnessed unprecedented progress.
Overall, the visit by the advisor for CIPS aimed to ensure that the Mashal-e-Gaash Literacy Campaign is effectively implemented and making a positive impact on the literacy levels of uneducated.