Kerala becomes 1st state in country to achieve 100% primary education
ThIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Vice-President Hamid Ansari will officially declare the 100% primary education status achieved by Kerala, Kerala has become the first state in the country to achieve total primary education. This has been achieved through the primary education equivalency drive of the state literacy mission Athulyam.
The equivalency programmes have proved a huge success and the ultimate objective is to achieve total Plus-Two education in the state,” education minister P K Abdu Rabb said here on Monday.
The second phase of Athulyam was carried out across the state as part of the Mission 676 of the government, launched to mark its third anniversary. The programme offers a chance for those who failed to get primary education due to various reasons to achieve the education qualification equivalent to fourth standard.