G.O.Rt.No.1275 Dated 25.10.2013. Special Focus on LFL (Low Female Literacy) Mandals. 470 LFL Mandals.
School Education – Administrative approval of Special Focus Programme to be implemented in 470 low female literacy mandals – Orders – Issued.
SCHOOL EDUCATION (PE-PROG.1) DEPARTMENT, G.O.Rt.No.1275 Dated 25.10.2013
From the Director of Adult Education, A.P., Hyderabad Note file No.4501/B1/DAE/2013.
The Director of Adult Education, A.P., Hyderabad submitted a proposal for a special project to improve female literacy in low f emale literacy Mandals. The project aims at substantial increase in female literacy rate which is critical for improvement of social and demographic indicators in the State. The Special Focus Literacy Project will be implemented in 470 Mandals in (19) districts where Saakshara Bharat Programme is being implemented. Under this project, two Instructors will be appointed per Gram Panchayat in 9505 GPs located in 470 low female literacy Mandals in the State. Each Instructor will enroll 30 non literates and conduct literacy classes for a period of (6) months and will be paid @ Rs. 1000/- per month as honorarium. The Director of Adult Education, A.P. Hyderabad also requested the Government to sanction the project by providing Rs.22.81 crores per year to enroll 11,40,000 non-literates in the age group of 15 -50 in two batches.
2. Government after careful examination of the proposal, hereby issue administrative approval for implementation of Special Focus Programme in 470 low female literacy Madals in 19 Saakshara Bharat districts duly engaging two Instructors in each Gram Panchayat in 9,505 Gram Pa nchayats. Further, the
Government also hereby accord administrative approval for an amount of Rs. 11.41,00,000/- ( Rupees Eleven crore, fourty one lakh only) to implement Special Focus Programme to cover 5,70,000 non-literates in the age group of 15 -50 in 470 low female literacy Madals for a period of (6) months on pilot basis.
3. The Director of Adult Education, A.P., Hyderabad shall implement the programme as per the guidelines annexed to the G.O.
4. This order issued with the concurrence of Finance (ESE) Department vide their U.O. No. 1104/491/ESE/2013, dated 11.10.2013
Guidelines for implementation of Special Focus Programme in low female literacy Mandals in the 19 districts of Saakshara Bharat Programme
The Government of Andhra Pradesh decided to implement Special Focus Programme in 470 Mandals by covering 9505 Gram Panchayats which are located in 19 Saakshar Bharat districts. Emphasis will be on 15-50 Age group women. The details of number of Mandals and Gram Panchayats where Special Focus Programme will be implemented are as follows:
Sl. No. Name of the District No. of Mandals No. of GPs
1 Adilabad 35 599
2 Ananthapur 33 528
3 Chittoor 5 108
4 Guntur 18 302
5 Kadapa 16 249
6 Karimnagar 25 491
7 Khammam 18 296
8 Kurnool 34 570
9 Mahaboobnagar 56 1173
10 Medak 33 748
11 Nalgonda 26 504
12 Nellore 4 83
13 Nizamabad 27 550
14 Prakasham 29 544
15 Rangareddy 13 291
16 Srikakulam 20 604
17 Visakhapatnam 25 608
18 Vizianagaram 27 746
19 Warangal 26 511
Total 470 9505