JSS Malapurram wins UNESCO award
Q. Jan Sikshan Sansthan Malappuram has won which prize for literacy?- Published on 06 Sep 16
a. UNICEF Confucius Prize for Literacy
b. UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literary
c. UN Confucius Prize for Literacy
d. None of the above
ANSWER: UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literary
Jan Sikshan Sansthan Malappuram has won the UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy.
- Award has been conferred on JSS in recognition of literacy linked skill development activities among underprivileged in rural areas.
- JSS bagged the prestigious international award for applying new technology such as Braille app and talking pen in the field of literacy
- JSS chairman Abdul Wahab will receive the award comprising USD 20,000 a diploma and a silver medal as well as a visit to China on study tour
- JSS has reached out to widows, Adivasis and vulnerable sections of society with its literacy program
- More than 53,000 persons have been empowered since the project began in 2006