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NCHD sets up 2,000 literacy centres

By Our Correspondent
December 28, 2019

Islamabad : The National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) has established 2,000 literacy centres in all provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir to increase literacy rate in the country.

According to the NCHD, to mainstream seminaries in line with the modern curriculum, 100 schools have also been established with 100 teachers and enrolled around 3,142 students, recognizing the fact that adult literacy is the key to improve standard of living and quality of human resources.

The NCHD set up adult literacy centers in local communities providing basic literacy skills to the individuals (especially women) between the age group of 11-45, who were either never enrolled before or dropped out.

The syllabus and textbooks of these centers are designed for easy learning and functionality, while communities have been mobilised to provide space and appointed educated youth of the area particularly women to join these centers.