ULLAS -: State Profile 

Government of India has approved a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme “ULLAS for the period FYs 2022-2027 to cover all the aspects of Education For All (erstwhile termed as Adult Education) to align with National Education Policy 2020 and Budget Announcements FY 2021-22 ‘To enable increased access of resources, online modules covering the entire gamut of adult education will be introduced’.

The objectives of the scheme is to impart not only Foundational Literacy and Numeracy but also to cover other components which are necessary for a citizen of 21st century such as Critical Life Skills (including financial literacy, digital literacy, commercial skills, health care and awareness, child care and education, and family welfare); Vocational Skills Development (with a view towards obtaining local employment); Basic Education (including preparatory, middle, and secondary stage equivalency) and Continuing Education (including engaging holistic adult education courses in arts, sciences, technology, culture, sports, and recreation, as well as other topics of interest or use to local learners, such as more advanced material on critical life skills).

The scheme is being implemented through volunteerism through online mode. Trainings, orientations, workshops of volunteers is being organized through face-to-face mode. All material and resources are being provided digitally for easy access to registered volunteers through easily accessible digital modes, viz, TV, radio, cell phone-based free/open-source Apps/portals, etc.

The scheme will cover non-literates of the age group of 15 years and above in all state/UTs in the country. The target for Foundational Literacy and Numeracy for FYs 2022-27 is 5 (five) crore learners @ 1.00 crore learners per year by using “Online Teaching, Learning and Assessment System (OTLAS)” in collaboration with NIC, NCERT and NIOS in which a learner may register him/herself with essential information like name, date of birth, gender, Aadhaar number (optional), mobile number etc. for online teaching learning and assessment.

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