Jan Sikshan Sansthan, An NGO From Kerala Wins A Prestigious UNESCO Literacy Prize
September 17th, 2016
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This year UNESCO is bestowing its well known Literary Prize to Jan Sikshan Sansthan, which is based in Kerala ,for its innovation in the field of literacy.
The NGO which is based in Malappuram, Kerala has bagged the award for their endeavour in developing the life of the underprivileged people and training them with proper education and skills. They have been dealing with educating the rural Indians and empowering them with skill development programs. The NGO mainly focuses on training its citizens so that their employability improves and make sure that they have a decent livelihood.
The award will be received by the Rajya Sabha member and JSS Malappuram chairman PV Abdul Wahab and V Ummerkoya, the director of JSS unit. Interestingly, this award ceremony will mark UNESCO’s 50th Anniversary celebration of the literary programme. The program will be attended by the Education Ministers of all the member states of UNESCO. The MP will present his views on how to adopt an intersectional approach which will link agriculture, literacy and other means of livelihoods and how to implement the programme.