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National Award 2001

Year – 2001

Award Status – Indian National Award

Awarding by/ Institution – Directorate of Adult Education (DAE), Ministry of Human Resource and Development, New Delhi, India.

Award given for – The book on rural technology for Neoliterates”* (*language of Assam in India) The book on rural technology for Neoliterates”* (*language of Assam in India)

Book Title – "Adarshar Bowari"* (*Ideal daughter-in-law)

The Directorate of Adult Education, a subordinate organisation of the Department of Elementary Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development has been functioning as the National Resource Centre for Adult Education and Literacy Programmes in the country. It is the `functional arm’ of the National Literacy Mission which is responsible for monitoring and evaluation of various schemes launched under the aegis of the Mission.

The Directorate is also entrusted with the task of developing model teaching learning materials for the learners and neo-literates and harnessing all kinds of media facilities for furtherance of the objectives of the National Literacy Mission. It provides professional, academic and technical guidance for the effective functioning of the Jan Shikshan Sansthans (Previously known as Shramik Vidyapeeths) . The Directorate also provides financial assistance to Regional Documentation Centres on Population and Development Education set up in SRCs of Hyderabad, Rajasthan and National Documentation Centre set up in IAEA, New Delhi. Source: http://www.nlm.nic.in/dae.htm