Saakshar Bharat Awards were instituted to encourage a healthy competition for better performance among the programme implementing and support agencies.
The Awards also recognize the achievements and invaluable contributions of functionaries and volunteers in the field of adult education and skill development.
Each Award carries a trophy and a certificate.
A total of 11 Saakshar Bharat Awards will be given this year.
The category wise details of Awards and winners of Saakshar Bharat Awards – 2016 are as follows:
|Category of Award||Winners|
|State Literacy Mission Authority (State)||Chhattisgarh|
|Zila Lok Shiksha Samitis (District)|| i. Pakur, Jharkhand
ii. Sonitpur, Assam
iii. Surguja, Chhattisgarh
|Gram Panchayat Lok Shiksha Samitis (GPLSSs)|| i. Veernapalli (Karim Nagar, Telangana)
ii. Bakaram Jagir (Ranga Reddy, Telangana)
iii. Vattamuthamapatti (Salem, Tamil Nadu)
iv. Lagunia (Samastipur, Bihar)
v. Yeoli (Gadchiroli, Maharashtra)
|Resource Support Organisations|| i. State Resource Centre, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
ii. Jan Shikshan Sansthan, Raigad, Maharashtra