Adult Education & Skill Development (National Literacy Mission )

National Literacy Mission

(a) Two schemes namely; “Adult Education & Skill Development” (Saakshar Bharat), a Centrally Sponsored Scheme and “Support to NGOs/Institutions/SRCs for Adult Education & Skill Development”, a Central Sector Scheme were implemented under National Literacy Mission.
In order to improve literacy rate, Saakshar Bharat scheme was implemented in rural areas of 410 districts in 26 States and one UT that had adult female literacy rate of 50 per cent and below as per Census 2001, and including left wing extremism affected districts, irrespective of their literacy rates, with special focus on women and other disadvantaged groups.
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Under the Scheme of Support to Voluntary Agencies for Adult Education and Skill Development,  grant  was  provided  to  State  Resource  Centres  (SRCs)  and  Jan  Shikshan

Sansthans (JSSs). The SRCs provided academic and technical resource support to literacy programmes. This had to be achieved through organizing training programmes, material development and production, publication, extension activities,  innovative projects, research studies and evaluations. The JSSs offered a variety of vocational courses such as cutting and tailoring, terracotta work, embroidery, wool knitting, soft toy making, automotive repair, plumbing, beauty culture, health care, food processing and preservation and fashion technology, etc. The JSS component, with the approval of Cabinet Secretariat had been transferred to Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship from financial year 2018-19.

The literacy data in the country is collected through decennial census operation conducted by Registrar General of India. The last Census was held in 2011. A statement indicating State/UT and gender-wise literacy rate in the country in the age group of 7 and above, as per Census 2011 is at Annexure-I.

(b) A statement indicating State-wise Details of funds released to NGOs during 2016-17 and 2017-18 under the Scheme of Support to Voluntary Agencies for Adult Education and Skill Development is at Annexure-II. No funds were released during 2018-19 and onwards as the JSS component was transferred to Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship from financial year 2018-19.

(c) A statement indicating State wise Coverage of Beneficiaries by Jan Shikshan Sansthans for 2016-17 and 2017-18 is at Annexure-III. A statement indicating State and UT wise and gender-wise learners appeared and declared successful in the Basic Literacy Assessment Test conducted by National Institute of Open Schooling between August, 2010 to March, 2018, under Saakshar Bharat Programme is at Annexure-IV.

(d) The details of NGOs found involved in various irregularities and action taken by Government is at Annexure-V.
Annexure-I

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) OF THE LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2299 FOR 02.12.2019 ASKED BY SHRI SHRIKANT EKNATH SHINDE, DR. SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE PATIL AND SHRI DHAIRYASHEEL SAMBHAJIRAO MANE REGARDING “NATIONAL LITERACY MISSION”.

State/UT and gender-wise literacy rate in the country in the age group of 7 and above, as per census 2011

S. No.

Name of States / UTs
Literacy Rate
Persons
Male
Female
India
72.98
80.88
64.63
1. Andhra Pradesh
67.02
74.88
59.15
2. Arunachal Pradesh
65.38
72.55
57.70
3. Assam
72.19
77.85
66.27
4. Bihar
61.80
71.20
51.50
5. Chhattisgarh
70.28
80.27
60.24
6. Goa
88.70
92.65
84.66
7. Gujarat
78.03
85.75
69.68
8. Haryana
75.55
84.06
65.94
9. Himachal Pradesh
82.80
89.53
75.93
10. Jammu & Kashmir
67.16
76.75
56.43
11. Jharkhand
66.41
76.84
55.42
12. Karnataka
75.36
82.47
68.08
13. Kerala
94.00
96.11
92.07
14. Madhya Pradesh
69.32
78.73
59.24
15. Maharashtra
82.34
88.38
75.87
16. Manipur
76.94
83.58
70.26
17. Meghalaya
74.43
75.95
72.89
18. Mizoram
91.33
93.35
89.27
19. Nagaland
79.55
82.75
76.11
20. Odisha
72.87
81.59
64.01
21. Punjab
75.84
80.44
70.73
22. Rajasthan
66.11
79.19
52.12
23. Sikkim
81.42
86.55
75.61
24. Tamil Nadu
80.09
86.77
73.44
25. Tripura
87.22
91.53
82.73
26. Uttar Pradesh
67.68
77.28
57.18
27. Uttarakhand
78.82
87.40
70.01
28. West Bengal
76.26
81.69
70.54
29. A & N Islands
86.63
90.27
82.43
30. Chandigarh
86.05
89.99
81.19
31. D & N Haveli
76.24
85.17
64.32
32. Daman & Diu
87.10
91.54
79.55
33. Lakshadweep
91.85
95.56
87.95
34. NCT of Delhi
86.21
90.94
80.76
35. Puducherry
85.85
91.26
80.67
Annexure-II

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (b) OF THE LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2299 FOR 02.12.2019 ASKED BY SHRI SHRIKANT EKNATH SHINDE, DR. SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE PATIL AND SHRI DHAIRYASHEEL SAMBHAJIRAO MANE REGARDING “NATIONAL LITERACY MISSION”.

State-wise Details of funds released to  NGOs during  2016-17  and 2017-18 under the Scheme of Support to Voluntary Agencies for Adult Education and Skill Development
(Rupees in Lakh)
S. No.
State/UT
Financial Assistance Provided to NGOs and expenditure incurred under the above scheme
2016-17
2017-18
1
Andhra Pradesh
305.58
70.48
2
Arunachal Pradesh
88.16
25.00
3
Assam
257.60
149.53
4
Bihar
715.11
243.54
5
Chandigarh
41.27
16.47
6
Chattisgarh
338.92
104.49
7
Dadar & Nagar Haveli
33.93
16.33
8
Delhi
179.87
48.82
9
Goa
33.30
13.50
10
Gujarat
646.64
167.89
11
Haryana
288.44
80.59
12
Himachal Pradesh
132.87
8.80
13
Jammu & Kashmir
195.60
17.30
14
Jharkhand
277.72
14.32
15
Karnataka
415.30
99.88
16
Kerala
459.34
115.92
17
Madhya Pradesh
1,315.61
485.77
18
Maharashtra
1,088.84
269.72
19
Manipur
80.06
47.99
20
Meghalaya
85.69
48.25
21
Nagaland
26.22
8.00
22
Odisha
720.91
267.63
23
Punjab
66.42
32.60
24
Rajasthan
581.13
83.12
25
Tamil Nadu
365.54
79.24
26
Telangana
356.97
105.81
27
Tripura
26.14
11.00
28
Uttar Pradesh
1,716.62
682.86
29
Uttarakhand
304.14
66.80
30
West Bengal
388.87
120.17
Total 11,532.80
3,501.83
Annexure-III

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (c) OF THE LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2299 FOR 02.12.2019 ASKED BY SHRI SHRIKANT EKNATH SHINDE, DR. SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE PATIL AND SHRI DHAIRYASHEEL SAMBHAJIRAO MANE REGARDING “NATIONAL LITERACY MISSION”.

State wise Coverage of Beneficiaries by Jan Shikshan Sansthans for 2016-17 and 2017- 18

S. No.

States
Physical Position (Number of Beneficiaries in Lakh)
Achievements
2016-17
2017-18
1
Andhra Pradesh
7,143
3,034
2
Arunachal Pradesh
1,156
960
3
Assam
7,010
3,588
4
Bihar
18,565
17,233
5
Chhattisgarh
9,027
7,936
6
Delhi
4,538
2,629
7
Goa
905
230
8
Gujarat
14,612
9,497
9
Haryana
7,493
6,330
10
Himachal Pradesh
1,261
1,205
11
Jammu and Kashmir
2,609
1,903
12
Jharkhand
1,783
487
13
Karnataka
8,034
4,352
14
Kerala
11,947
6,463
15
Madhya Pradesh
42,068
12,932
16
Maharashtra
33,538
31,450
17
Manipur
4,292
3,165
18
Nagaland
1,917
1,760
19
Odisha
20,789
11,623
20
Punjab
3,047
1,854
21
Rajasthan
6,415
2,204
22
Tamil Nadu
7,973
8,848
23
Telangana
5,747
2,256
24
Tripura
1,218
60
25
Uttar Pradesh
49,158
23,727
26
Uttarakhand
4,793
1,727
27
West Bengal
9,966
4,912
28
Chandigarh
980
514
29
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
1,241
597
Total 289,225 173,476
Annexure-IV

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (c) OF THE LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2299 FOR 02.12.2019 ASKED BY SHRI SHRIKANT EKNATH SHINDE, DR. SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE PATIL AND SHRI DHAIRYASHEEL SAMBHAJIRAO MANE REGARDING “NATIONAL LITERACY MISSION”.

State/UT and gender-wise learners appeared and declared successful in the Basic Literacy Assessment Test under Saakshar Bharat Programme
Sl. No Name of the States/UT
Appeared
Successful
Male Female Total Male Female Total
1
Andhra Pradesh 15,48,201 60,64,440 76,12,641 10,75,971 42,27,170 53,03,140
2
Telangana 15,05,556 54,85,098 69,90,654 10,31,055 36,95,367 47,26,423

3
Arunachal Pradesh 62,324 1,06,385 1,68,709 56,666 95,361 1,52,027
4
Assam 3,25,124 7,13,272 10,38,396 2,21,536 4,90,472 7,12,008
5
Bihar 33,61,730 1,51,90,054 1,85,51,784 27,23,834 1,26,99,622 1,54,23,456
6
Chhattisgarh 14,64,955 26,56,346 41,21,301 11,56,118 21,12,797 32,68,915

7
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 12,757 17,110 29,867 7,495 10,838 18,333
8
Gujarat 6,28,190 10,31,692 16,59,882 4,41,734 6,91,369 11,33,103
9
Haryana 3,71,446 7,83,092 11,54,538 2,51,657 5,29,561 7,81,218

10
Himachal Pradesh 30,876 81,019 1,11,895 19,727 48,511 68,238

11
Jammu & Kashmir 2,96,938 4,60,093 7,57,031 1,92,559 2,85,521 4,78,080
12 Jharkhand 19,28,034 31,47,930 50,75,964 15,50,369 25,94,146 41,44,515
13 Karnataka 22,23,359 44,47,518 66,70,877 18,32,511 35,71,163 54,03,674
14 Madhya Pradesh 18,97,382 28,11,951 47,09,333 15,41,619 22,84,945 38,26,564
15 Maharashtra 4,26,824 6,23,829 10,50,653 2,98,229 4,45,986 7,44,215
16 Manipur 18,823 1,84,804 2,03,627 11,612 1,05,802 1,17,414
17 Meghalaya 31,312 41,778 73,090 21,112 28,521 49,633
18 Nagaland 80,049 1,00,626 1,80,675 56,387 71,646 1,28,033
19 Odisha 11,19,287 14,76,705 25,95,992 5,86,347 7,34,983 13,21,330
20 Punjab 22,908 35,330 58,238 11,822 18,751 30,573
21 Rajasthan 30,29,674 73,35,638 1,03,65,312 24,81,042 58,73,485 83,54,527
22 Sikkim 5,893 20,053 25,946 4,345 13,340 17,685
23 Tamil Nadu 9,36,962 20,00,947 29,37,909 8,02,738 16,99,552 25,02,290
24 Tripura 23,111 35,353 58,464 18,314 29,064 47,378
25 Uttar Pradesh 57,76,951 1,00,75,998 1,58,52,949 44,95,922 76,75,869 1,21,71,791
26 Uttarakhand 1,74,128 5,61,833 7,35,961 1,25,891 3,70,878 4,96,769
27 West Bengal 25,45,689 54,61,427 80,07,116 15,95,596 33,55,065 49,50,661
Total 2,98,48,483 7,09,50,321 10,07,98,804 2,26,12,208 5,37,59,785 7,63,71,993
Annexure-V

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (d) OF THE LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2299 FOR 02.12.2019 ASKED BY SHRI SHRIKANT EKNATH SHINDE, DR. SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE PATIL AND SHRI DHAIRYASHEEL SAMBHAJIRAO MANE REGARDING “NATIONAL LITERACY MISSION”.

State-wise details of NGOs found involved in various irregularities
S.
No.
State Location of NGOs Action taken/Remarks

1.
Andhra Pradesh
JSS Kakinada
The JSS has been closed vide order dated 09.06.2008 due to financial and administrative irregularities.

2.

Bihar

JSS Darbhanga
Due to financial/administrative irregularities, the JSS has been cancelled vide letter dated 18.07.2005.

3.

Jharkhand

JSS Dhanbad
Due to financial/administrative irregularities, the JSS has been cancelled vide letter dated 31.05.2016.

4.


Kerala

JSS Allapuzha
Due to financial/administrative irregularities, the JSS has been cancelled vide letter dated 18.08.2008.
5.
JSS Kannur-I Due to financial irregularities, the JSS has been cancelled vide letter dated 23.08.2011.
6.


Karnataka
JSS Mandya Due to financial irregularities, the JSS has been cancelled vide letter dated 30.01.2009.

7.
JSS
Chickballapur (Kolar)
The JSS has been cancelled vide letter dated 10.09.2002 for mismanagement and misappropriation of funds.

8.
Madhya Pradesh
JSS Rajgarh
The JSS has been cancelled vide approval of competent Authority dated 10.03.2017 for mismanagement and misappropriation of funds.
9.
Mizoram JSS Aizwal Due to financial irregularities, the JSS has been cancelled with effect from 17.05.2013.

10.

Tamil Nadu
JSS
Ramanathapuram
The JSS has been cancelled vide letter dated 30.06.2008 for mismanagement and misappropriation of funds.

11.

Utttar Pradesh

JSS Kushinagar
Due to financial/administrative irregularities, the JSS has been cancelled vide letter dated 18.06.2008.
12. JSS Balarampur Due to financial irregularities, the JSS has been cancelled with effect from 31.03.2009.

13.


West Bengal

JSS Birbhum
Due to financial/administrative irregularities, the JSS has been cancelled with effect from 09.01.2014.

14.

JSS Coochbehar
Due to financial/administrative irregularities, the JSS has been cancelled vide letter dated 11.06.2015.
15. Tripura SRC Tripura Due to financial/administrative irregularities, the grants has not been released since 2015-16.



The above statement was submitted by Ministry of Human Resource Development Department of School Education & Literacy of undermentioned Lok Sabha Question:-

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT 
OF SCHOOL EDUCATION & LITERACY

LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2299 
TO BE ANSWERED ON 02.12.2019

National Literacy Mission

2299.   SHRI SHRIKANT EKNATH SHINDE
            DR. SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE PATIL
           SHRI DHAIRYASHEEL SAMBHAJIRAO MANE

Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:

  • (a) whether the National Literacy Mission Schemes are being implemented successfully and if so, the details thereof along with the rate of literacy, during the last three years, State-wise;
  • (b) the details of financial assistance provided to NGOs and others and expenditure incurred under the above scheme during the last three years and the current year, State-wise;
  • (c) the details of targets achieved, State-wise; and
  • (d) the action taken/proposes to be taken by the Government against those NGOs which did not perform satisfactorily?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 
(SHRI RAMESH POKHRIYAL 'NISHANK')

As above

SOURCE :- LOK SABHA QUESTION 

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