Mandla: First ‘Functionally Literate’ District

  • Tribal-dominated Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh has become the fi rst completely“functionally literate” district of India.
    • During 2011 survey, literacy rate in Mandla district was 68%. Another report of 2020 highlightsthat, more than 2.25 lakh people in this district were not literate, most of them were tribals fromforest areas.
    • To make people functionally literate, a major campaign was launched on Independence Day2020, in association with the school education department, anganwadi & social workers,women and child development department, to educate women and senior citizens.
    • With this campaign, entire district has turned into functionally literate district, within twoyears.
    • Mandla is the fi rst district of India to reach this mark, where people were able to write theirnames, read and count.

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