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New India Literacy Programme

Facts for Prelims

Source: PIB

 Context: The government has launched a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme namely, the “New India Literacy Programme” (NILP) for implementation during five years from the FYs 2022-23 to 2026-27

About the SchemeDescription
Implementation5 years from FYs 2022-23 to 2026-27
TargetAll Non-literates aged 15 years and above, with a target of 5.00 crore beneficiaries
ComponentsFoundational Literacy and Numeracy, Critical Life Skills, Vocational Skills Development, Basic Education, Continuing Education
IdentificationDoor-to-door survey on Mobile App, direct registration through the mobile app
Teaching MethodVolunteerism, technology-based and predominantly online
Teaching MaterialTeaching resources available on the DIKSHA platform of NCERT, dissemination through TV, Radio, Samajik Chetna Kendra