“It is through Rotary India Literacy Mission, Rotary Club has embarked upon one of the most comprehensive programs on Total Literacy and Quality Education in India.
Rotary Club of Hailakandi initiated its Happy School under TEACH program of Rotary India Literacy Mission.
At a programme held at 456 No.Koyah LP School here on Wednesday, District Co-chairman Rtn.Harkishore Chanda said that following the success of polio eradication, Rotary Club has taken up a Herculean task to remove illiteracy under the Rotary India Literacy Mission. “It is through Rotary India Literacy Mission, Rotary Club has embarked upon one of the most comprehensive programs on Total Literacy and Quality Education in India. The mission aims to achieve the literacy goals through its comprehensive program called TEACH,” said Chanda.
Under TEACH, each of these programs with specific focus is inter-linked with the others in objective and content, accompanied with improvement in learning outcome of primary education and spread of adult literacy in various parts of the country.
“Understanding the enormity of the task, we have decided to adopt, in implementing TEACH, a strategy of meaningful co-operation with all actors in the field, by forging strong partnerships with the government, corporate, national/state specific Non-Governmental Organisations as well as international organisations working in various segments of this country, ” said Chanda.
Hailakandi Deputy Commissioner, Keethi Jalli appreciated the efforts of Rotary Club of Hailakandi and also asked the local community to pitch in its efforts so that every child should have basic education.
Vice President of Rotary Club, Rtn.Shankar Choudhury said that the district administration is working for the upliftment of education in general.
Rotary Club, as part of its Happy School initiative under TEACH program of Rotary India Literacy Mission distributed school bags, text copies, drawing copies, crayons, pencil, rubber, sharpner, water filter, black board, chalk, duster, games, hand wash and mango juice.
Former presidents Rtn.Alok Mahabir and Rtn.Pritikona Paul were also present together with teaching, non teaching staff, CRCC and president of SMC.