International Literacy Day observed.
Chandigarh, 8th September, 2016: International Literacy Day is celebrated all over the world on 8th September every year. The Adult Education Unit, UT, Chandigarh also organized a function on this occasion on 08.09.2016 at Govt. Sr. Sec. School, DMC, Sector-38(West), Chandigarh. Sh. Rubinderjit Singh Brar, PCS, Director Secondary Education, UT, Chandigarh was the Chief Guest. All the Senior Officers of Adult Education Unit, Principal and Staff of the School, Area Pardhan, Nodal Preraks, Preraks, Learners and School Students were present on the occasion.
A Rally was flagged off by the Chief Guest and a colourful cultural programme based on the theme of Literacy was presented by the school Children and learners of the area alongwith this, the rallies were also flagged off in the Adult Education Centres situated in different parts of the city by the Pardhan, Sarpanch or Head of the School of the respective areas. About 100-150 learners participated in each centres. They were carrying the Banners to create awareness about the Adult Education Project and their centres functioning in the different parts of the city. There are about 80 Centres of Continuing Education running in UT, Chandigarh which are helping in spreading Literacy amongst the illiterates population like in Colonies, Villages and Slum Areas of UT, Chandigarh through Rallies, Painting/Slogan Writing and Nukkar Nataks etc.