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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Human Resource Development

 

DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL EDUCATION AND LITERACY

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1340

TO BE ANSWERED ON 03.12.2007 

Adult Literacy Programme in Karnataka

1340.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

 

VARINDER SINGH BAJWA

Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-

(a) the number of persons in the age group 15 – 35 in Karnataka and Punjab who received education under the Adult Literacy Programme during the last three years, ending 31st March, 2007, year-wise and State-wise;

(b) the expenditure sanctioned and incurred, separately, on the programme during the period, year- wise and State-wise; and

(c) whether the funds meant for the programme are not being utilized fully and if so, to what other use they are being diverted to, State–wise ?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI M.A.A. FATMI)

(a) & (b) As per the information received from the State Governments of Karnataka and Punjab, the number of persons made literate in the 15-35 age group under the Adult Literacy Programme and also the details of the grants released and expenditure incurred during the last three years in respect of these two States are given in the statement enclosed.

(c)        No, Sir.

ANNEXURE – I

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (a) & (b) OF THE RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1340 FOR 3.12.2007 ASKED BY SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR AND SHRI VARINDER SINGH BAJWA REGARDING ADULT LITERACY PROGRAMME IN KARNATAKA.

            Number of persons made literate under Adult Literacy Programme

Year

Number of persons made literate

 

Karnataka

Punjab

2004-05

1,79,861

98,560

2005-06

5,30,131

2,06,568

2006-07

7,34,290

1,22,502

 Grant released and expenditure incurred on Adult Literacy Programme

(Rs. In Lakhs)

Year

Karnataka

Punjab

Grant released

Expenditure incurred

Grant released

Expenditure incurred

2004-05

2572.64

1825.28

16.40

23.82*

2005-06

1805.70

2382.22*

563.10

560.13

2006-07

1562.67

1185.69

123.37

22.98

* Includes funds of previous year.