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Launch a nationwide literacy programme

The party says it will engage "50,000 youth volunteers" to implement this plan.
Published October 29, 2018

The PTI, in its manifesto, states that it "will launch a nationwide literacy programme to engage 50,000 youth volunteers to teach literacy in exchange for university credits ".

Source: PTI Manifesto 2018


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Nov 10, 2021: Minister opens literacy programme for out-of-school youths (read details)

Sept 8, 2021: Efforts on to eradicate illiteracy, says Balochistan minister (read details)

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January 9, 2021: Punjab literary dept launches ‘Adopt-a-School’ programme in districts (read details)

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July 4, 2020: Prisons to have more literacy centres (read details)

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June 11, 2020: NCHD adopts two-pronged approach to address issues of literacy (read details)

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March 14, 2020: Govt to allocate Rs.5bln for undergraduate scholarships: Shafqat (read details)

March 6, 2020: Punjab literacy policy launched (read details)

February 20, 2020: ICT educational institutions to be a model for country, says Shafqat (read details)

February 1, 2020: 8-day digital literacy camp launched in Lahore for youth (read details)

January 30, 2020: NCHD literacy centres target adult population (read details)

January 6, 2020: Punjab literacy project to be converted into a department (read details)

December 31, 2019: WB-funded literacy programme for illiterate children, youth to be launched in Punjab, Sindh (read details)

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December 28, 2019: NCHD sets up 2,000 literacy centres (read details)

December 2, 2019: Govt committed to make every citizen computer literate: Punjab CM (read details)

November 25, 2019: Pindi’s literacy centres to be upgraded (read details)

November 23, 2019: Literacy centre opened in Attock jail (read details)

November 23, 2019: 19 adult literacy centres set up in Rawalpindi (read details)

November 14, 2019: Govt committed to promotion of education sector: Balochistan governor (read details)

November 4, 2020: PM Imran launches 'largest ever' scholarship programme (read details)

October 8, 2019: 1,300 literacy centres set up in Punjab (read details)

October 3, 2019: Literacy centres on mosques premises being planned: Punjab minister (read more)

September 12, 2019: Expeditious work underway to introduce uniform education system: Shafqat (read details)

August 23, 2019: Literacy centres open admissions (read details)

Mar 23, 2019: ‘School capacity-specific’ enrolment drive launched (read details)

Feb 22, 2019: 4,000 residents of erstwhile Fata to get free technical education, says KP CM (read details)

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