The terrible Literacy rate which was around 12% during the time of Independence, is now 75%, India has made decisive steps in a specified direction of educating its citizens.
Many states such as Kerala and Himachal succeed in achieving their goal in this field. But many lags behind, among them is Jharkhand. But in this state one of the village had 100 % literacy rate.
Ghusra village is located in the Maoist affected region of Patamda and has a population comprising mainly tribal’s. According to the 2011 census, the village had an estimated literacy rate of only 41%. The villagers, numbering around 1000, have put themselves to achieve 100% literacy in the village by November 15th.
For that The villagers have got a simple yet effective plan going. Every educated person in the village will be tutor for an illiterate person. Additionally, school going children will teach their parents and grandparents.
The district officers have played their part as well in this literacy scheme. The District Relations Officers, Sanjay Kumar, was one of the main driving forces behind the programme. The administration will provide all necessary resources, such as pens, pencils, Hindi alphabet books, etc., to the villagers.