In Dwarapudi Village of Vizianagaram District of Andhra Pradesh, 280 adult illiterates identified in Baseline survey. Children of the family or neighbouring family made accountable to teach their illiterate parents or neighbours and such children who are doing great work are duly acknowledged with rewards. Hon'ble Minister of Civil Aviation, GOI named the students as Chitti Guruvulu (Little Gurus). Simplified teaching material in telugu for the students was prepared by Charge Officer and 61 students were also trained on how to teach the material to the adult illiterates. At the same time study material supplied to the learners provided by Adult Education Department. All these learners wrote NIOS test successfully. Hon'ble Prime Minister appreciated the Little Gurus in Mann Ki Baat programme and the Little gurus were so happy as their effort for making 100% literate village was recognised by Hon'ble Prime Minister and conveyed their heartful regards.
G. Raja Kumari,
Chief Executive Officer,
Zilla Praja Parishad, Vizianagaram & Charge Officer,