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International literacy day – September 8

International literacy day – September 8

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The National Literacy Mission Authority (NLMA) will organize International Literacy Day (ILD) celebrations in the country on September 8. This year ILD will be celebrated in New Delhi. As part of the ILD celebrations, the ministry of human resource development is organizing KRITI Exhibition 2014 showcasing the products crafted by Jan Shikshan Sansthan. Efforts towards eradication of illiteracy started receiving worldwide attention, particularly from international organizations including UNESCO. On September 8, 1965, the World Congress of ministers of education met in Tehran to discuss the problem for the first time at international level. Since then, this day was declared as the International Literacy Day by the UNESCO at its 14th session in November, 1966. According to data released by...