Adult Literacy

Rotary India Literacy Mission (RILM) has set a goal of making 5 crore adult literate by the year 2027.This is in sync with the Nav Bharat Shiksha Karyakram of Government of India where the government has planned to make 5 crore adults literate by 2027. Government of India and RILM, together plan to make 10 crore adults literate by 2027.

RILM is using a two-fold methodology of achieving this goal:

RILM invites all Indians, especially students of class VI and above to participate in this program. Together let us make India totally literate by ensuring that every adult in India is literate.

To participate in Adult Literacy program of Rotary India Literacy Mission, click here

Who is an adult nonliterate?

  • - A person who cannot read aloud at a speed of 30 words per minute.
  • - A person who cannot read aloud and understand road signs, posters and newspapers.
  • - A person who cannot Understand and copy 7 words per minute.
  • - A person who cannot take dictation at the speed of 7 words per minute.
  • - A person who cannot read and write numbers from 1 to 100.
  • - A person who cannot perform simple calculations - addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • - A person who is 15 years or above and is unable to perform the above criteria is to be considered an adult non-literate.

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For any queries write to : adultliteracy@rotaryteach.org