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The principal target of Saakshar Bharat Mission is to impart functional literacy to 70 million adults in the age group of 15 years and beyond with prime focus on women besides SCs (14 million), STs (8million), Minorities (12 million) & other disadvantaged groups in rural areas of the districts having low female literacy rate (50% or below as per 2001 Census).
He said the government highly appreciated the services of private sector for enhancing literacy rate and considered the private sector an active partner in the struggle of promotion of education in area.
An official source told reporter here on Wednesday , keeping in view the low literacy rate in the country, the NCHD adopted a two pronged approach to provide access to education such as Adult Literacy Programme for the mothers and Universal Primary Education through its Feeder Schools in the remote areas for the unprivileged children.
An official source told APP here on Wednesday , keeping in view the low literacy rate in the country, the NCHD adopted a two pronged approach to provide access to education such as Adult Literacy Programme for the mothers and Universal Primary Education through its Feeder Schools in the remote areas for the unprivileged children.
Owing to a massive youth bulge and a literacy rate of 85 per cent, a growing middle class, trained workforce, vast stocks of raw materials, Masood said that the region has a huge potential for investment, especially in the construction sector.
In Afghanistan, the female literacy rate is --percentage points lower than the male literacy rate.
At the time of the first census in 1950, the overall literacy rate was 20 percent in India and 14 percent in Pakistan, according to UNESCO.
As the study was focused on, the initiatives for literacy efforts in Punjab (Pakistan) so it evaluated the literacy efforts in Punjab through various programs and projects to enhance the literacy rate in past.
The 2013-14 PSLM report indicated that Pakistan could not increase its literacy rate in 2013-14 that dropped to 58%.
The official 2010 Census of Population and Housing placed Filipinos' literacy rate at 97.
The majority of women who cannot read and write live in Asia which clearly depicts poor literacy rate of the regional countries.
Abdul Razak, who is also Patron of the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIFE) Foundation, urged the Muslim nations to raise their literacy rate so that their people could thrive with the rest of the world.

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