Jamshedpur, Nov. 12: The ongoing literacy campaign at Dhusra village has thrown up positive results as youths along with elderly people have shown studious interest in reading and writing.
The main positive outcome of the three-month long literacy campaign is that 90 % of the people can now sign. To inquire about the results of the campaign, district public relation officer Sanjay Kumar, Patamda BDO Sachidanand Mahato, Patamda CO Nivedita Niyati visited several houses of Dhusra village on Saturday.
It is worth mentioning that on the initiative of DPRO Sanjay Kumar, several villagers pledged that till state foundation day 2016 they will learn to sign instead of showing thumb impression.
A villager of Dhusra village Bhaskar Singh informed DPRO Sanjay Kumar that there are nine members in their family and all of them can now sign and have learnt to read and write.
A 65-year-old Madhuri Singh said, none of the 12 members of her family gives thumb impression but can sign. A 60-year-old woman Rahini Singh expressing happiness said, her daughter-in-law taught her to sign.
A 30-year-old Mangli Singh introducing to her two-year-old son, said, her son made her literate.
BDO Sachidanand Mahato said, Dhusra village has a total population of 1100 villagers of which only 100 are left illiterate. Soon these will be taught to sign, read and write.
At the event Balram Singh, Deenbandhu Mardi and villagers i large numbers were present.