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One of the prime mandates of NCHD is to help Pakistan achieve the Millennium Development Goal-target of 86%literacy by 2015.In order to achieve this goal, the Commission has prioritized  “Education  for  All” and taken a two-pronged.

Approach towards this:

  • Ensuring that all children enroll in schools and retained in schools for the completion of full primary schooling cycle.
  • Dealing with the “back-log” of adult illiterates by implementing literacy programs in communities.

Universal Primary Education (UPE)

Situation of Primary Education in Pakistan is as under:

  • Net enrollment rate is 66%
  • Out of it, 40% children dropout before completing the primary schooling cycle
  • Only one third of the children passing grade five achieve a minimum acceptable level of learning.
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Adult Literacy

NCHD has been implementing the Adult Literacy program

with the mission to help provincial and area governments to increase literacy rate to 86% by the year 2015.