Monday, March 27
Observer from Ministry of Education to Ladakh monitors assessment test

Observer from Ministry of Education to Ladakh monitors assessment test


Kargil: Gagan Kumar Kamat, Observer from the Ministry of Education to Ladakh Sunday visited various Literacy Centres of Kargil to monitor the smooth conduct of the Assessment.

Meanwhile, Director School Education, Ladakh, Dr Safdar Ali also visited various centers and interacted with the adult learners during the assessment test. Chief Education Officers and Zonal Education Officers also visited and inspected the centers for monitoring.

District Coordinator, NILP, Sajjad Agha, ZEO Drass, Abdul Majeed, State Nodal Officer, New India Literacy Program (NILP), Ghulam Mohammad besides other concerned officers accompanied the officer during the visit.

During the visit, the Observer visited Government Middle Schools of Chaukiyal, Throngos and Goshan where he monitored the examination process taken to assess the foundational numeracy and literacy of the learners of concerned areas.

The Observer interacted with the volunteer trainers and learners and asked them about the procedure of learning and took an assessment of the examination procedure.

He directed the concerned to complete the works under the assessment of foundational numeracy and literacy at the earliest.

New India Literacy Program (NILP) is a new Central Sponsored Scheme on Education for All that is in alignment with the recommendation of the National Education Policy (NEP), 2020.

Around 10,000 Adult Learners in the UT participated in the Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Test at 369 Literacy Centres in both Leh and Kargil districts. 496 VTs and 369 teachers were engaged for supervisory staff during the test.

The Assessment Test was conducted as per the guidelines of the Ministry of Education, Question- Cum-Answer Booklet (QAB) translated into local languages were issued to the adult learners for the attempt and collected for evaluation at the Zonal level. The adult learners were enthusiastic and passionate during the test which is a stepping towards literacy.

It was informed that 4,183 learners were enrolled in District Kargil for the first phase of NILP. The second phase of the program will be conducted for left over illiterates which are around 16,000 in the District including Zanskar Sub Division.

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