The Central government has issued orders to continue literacy programmes under the continuing education scheme in Haveri, Mysore, Mandya, Bangalore city and Bidar districts of the state.

Representing Haveri in Karnataka, the District Adult Education Officer, said that the new ‘Jana Sakrata Abhiyana’ program aiming to train illiterates from the scheduled caste and scheduled tribe communities would be implemented in Haveri district in the year 2009-2010

In the first phase of the program, officials intend  to target the 12000 illiterate people across seven taluks of Haveri district.

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