2 TS villages receive literacy awards from Prez

Two villages from Telangana today received prestigious national award of Sakshara Bharath for achieving 100 per cent literacy rate. Bakaram Jaigir in Moinabad mandal of Ranga Reddy district and Veernapally village in Ellareddypet mandal of Karimnagar district received the awards from President Pranab Mukherjee at a program in Delhiā€™s Vignan Bhavan on Thursday. Union Human Resources Development department conducted the program to mark 50thinternational literacy day. HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and officials were present. (NSS)