Activities of Adult Education, Goalpara

A) Saakshar Bharat Mission

The Saakshar Bharat Mission (SBM) Programme was launched by the National Literacy Mission Authority, Govt. of India during 2009. The Goalpara district was selected for SBM as the female literacy rate of the district is below 50%. The Zila Lok Siksha Samiti headed by the Deputy Commissioner, Goalpara as Chairman and District Adult Education Officer, Goalpara as Member Secretary was started the programme during the month of June, 2011. For smooth running of the SBM 4 District Co-ordinators; 8 Block Co-ordinators and 162 Preraks engaged for the programme. The Officers/ Supervisors/ Staff of Adult Education equally divided and engaged in both Goalpara and Bongaigaon district SBM.

The Adult Education Centre started from 01.12.2012 in 81 Gaon Panchayat Offices.

  • 3305 nos Lok Siksha Kendra started from 01.02.2013 covering 81 GPs (1st Phase).
  • 2000 nos Lok Siksha Kendra started from 01.01.2015 covering 67 GPs (2nd Phase).

Zila Lok Siksha Samiti conducted National Institute of open Schooling (NIOS) Examination from the year 2011.

The result as per Award List of NIOS Examinations (Year wise) as follows :


NIOS Examination on 20.08.2011
No of Block Covered No of GP Covered No of Exam Centre/Venue Total Target No of Examinees Appeared Grade-Wise Achievement Remarks
MaleFemaleTotalMaleFemaleTotalABC
8 37 80 5000 1439 5000 1439 1863 3302 2556 536 210 Certificate issued

NIOS Examination on 26.08.2012
No of Block Covered No of GP Covered No of Exam Centre/Venue Total Target No of Examinees Appeared Grade-Wise Achievement Remarks
MaleFemaleTotalMaleFemaleTotalABC
8 49 61 1262 1800 3062 535 1681 2216 1485 567 164 Certificate not yet issued

NIOS Examination on 25.08.2013
No of Block Covered No of GP Covered No of Exam Centre/Venue Total Target No of Examinees Appeared Grade-Wise Achievement Remarks
MaleFemaleTotalMaleFemaleTotalABC
8 81 209 2242 8127 10369 1615 6520 8135 - - - Certificate issued

NIOS Examination on 24.08.2014
No of Block Covered No of GP Covered No of Exam Centre/Venue Total Target No of Examinees Appeared Grade-Wise Achievement Remarks
MaleFemaleTotalMaleFemaleTotalABC
8 78 110 2167 5113 7280 1557 4173 5730 - - - Certificate issued

NIOS Examination on 15.03.2015
No of Block Covered No of GP Covered No of Exam Centre/Venue Total Target No of Examinees Appeared Grade-Wise Achievement Remarks
MaleFemaleTotalMaleFemaleTotalABC
8 67 161 2167 5113 7280 1557 4173 5730 - - - Certificate not yet issued

B) Total Literacy Campaign

The Total Literacy Campaign was implemented in the district of Goalpara during 1995. The Goalpara Zila Saksharata Abhijan Samiti headed by the Deputy Commissioner, Goalpara as Chairman and District Adult Education Officer, Goalpara/SDO/EAC DC's Office, Goalpara as Member Secretary implemented the TLC programme till 2004 with due permission from the National Literacy Mission Authority, Govt. of India.

C) Rabha Literacy Programme

The Rabha Literacy Programme was implemented in co-operation with State Resource Centre, Assam as per the Project sanctioned by UNESCO, Bangkok. The Financial Assistance received from UNESCO, Bangkok on 18.11.2005. The Centre started on 01.01.2007. The Evaluation was done by the Gyan Bigyan Samiti, Assam on 14.11.2008.

The enrolment, achievement of Rabha Literacy Programme shown as follows :


Target of Learners Pt. III completed
Male Female Total Male Female Total
1700 2300 4000 488 1827 2315

D) Labour Literacy Programme

The 1st Phase Labour Literacy Programme was implemented in the district of Goalpara during 2007. The Aim and objective of this programme was to literate the Labourers of 15-35 age group. As per approval of the Director of Non-Formal & Adult Education, Assam 7(seven) Nos. LLC in Goalpara and 1 No. LLC was established in Bongaigaon district. The centres started from 1.05.2007 and completed on 30.04.2008.

E) State Literacy Programme

The State Literacy Programme was implemented during the year 2010-11. A total NO. of 24 State Literacy Centres established in both Goalpara and Bongaigaon district. The centres started with effect from 1.06.2010 and ended 31.05.2011.

The following materials supplied to SLP centres :

  1. Black Board - 24 No;
  2. Gyan Jatra Book - 720 copie;
  3. Water Filter - 24 No;
  4. Glass - 240 Nos;
  5. Earthen Slate - 720 Nos;
  6. Chalk pencil - 480 pkts;
  7. Clay pencil - 720 Nos;
  8. Exercise Book - 2160 Nos;
  9. Wooden pencil with Rubber/Sharpener - 720 Nos;
  10. Petromax light - 24 Nos;
  11. Hoarding - 2 Nos;
  12. Sign Board - 10 Nos;
  13. Banner - 100 Nos;
  14. Attendance Register - 24 Nos

Evaluation Report of State Literacy Programme of Goalpara District :


Total No of SLP Target of Learners Achievement Remarks
Male Female Total
Goalpara District - 19 570 115 260 375 Certificate issued
Bongaigaon District - 5 150 42 74 116

F) 2nd Phase Labour Literacy Programme

The 2nd Phase Labour Literacy Programme was implemented in the district of Goalpara during 2013 as directed by the Director of Non-Formal & Adult Education, Assam. The Labour Literacy Centres started on 1.01.2013 and completed on 31.12.2013 in the same areas of 8 Nos. Rural Libraries (as started in the 1st phase) both in Goalpara and Bongaigaon district.

The following teaching and learning materials distributed to the learners :

  1. Primer - 120 Nos;
  2. Exercise Book - 120 Nos;
  3. Wooden pencil - 120 Nos;
  4. Attendance Register - 8 Nos;

The Evaluation was done by Deptt. Officers/Supervisors and the result as follows :


Total LLC Total LLC Learners Successful Learners
Male Female Total Male Female Total
Goalpara - 7 Nos. 7 98 105 6 87 93
Bongaigaon - 1 No. 15 0 15 14 0 14
Total 22 98 120 20 87 107