Back to resources

Akshara Foundation’s new project in 1,400 govt schools

Others | Jun 20, 2006

The project is being taken up to ensure that all students from Standards two to seven read and learn. “The project will begin in July this year, and by November, we hope to see a remarkable difference in the children,” said Mr Ashok Kamath of the Akshara Foundation, at the Rotary Service Award function 2006 in Bangalore on Monday.

View PDF

More like this

Others  |  Ecosystem Building

India's Uber Rich: How they Should Behave.

This is an edited version of Rohini Nilekani’s conversation with Vikram Singh Mehta at the 2016 Times Lit Fest in Delhi. When my family happened to get rich a few years ago, I had to grapple with the question of what to do with this wealth. As someone who was a journalist, and who grew […]
Dec 23, 2016 | Conversation

Others

The Moon and The Cap - Pratham Books

Do you like to wear a cap on a sunny day? Find out who else likes to wear a cap in this charming book. This is a Level 1 book for children who are eager to begin reading. View PDF
Jan 1, 2007 | Children's Books

Others

Author Rohini Nilekani On How To Get Your Kids To Read More

This is an edited version of Rohini Nilekani’s appearance on NDTV, talking about how to encourage children to read and her latest book, ‘The Hungry Little Sky Monster’, published by Juggernaut Books. During this pandemic and the lockdown, parents have become increasingly worried about the amount of screen time that is good for their children. […]
Nov 14, 2020 |

Others

A story a day to keep ignorance at bay

Nearly 50 per cent of the children studying in the government schools in Karnataka have not reached the required levels of learning. That has been what the Karnataka State Quality Assessment Organisation, Department of Education, found out in its first statewide study of the education scenario, released last week. Another survey conducted by Akshara Foundation […]
Jun 22, 2006 | Article