Recently, the Union Minister of Education launched the logo, slogan-Jan Jan Sakshar and mobile application of ULLAS in New Delhi.
Facts for Prelims
ULLAS Initiative: Empowering Lifelong Learning and Literacy
- The Understanding Lifelong Learning for All in Society (ULLAS) initiative is a transformative education program aimed at revolutionizing literacy and learning across India.
- It fosters an inclusive learning ecosystem that reaches every individual, filling the gaps in basic literacy and essential life skills.
- Implemented through volunteerism, ULLAS provides basic education, digital and financial literacy, and critical life skills to individuals aged 15 and above who missed the opportunity for formal schooling.
Key Aspects of ULLAS Initiative:
- Slogan: ULLAS: Nav Bharat Saksharta Karyakram
- ULLAS App: The user-friendly and interactive ULLAS app is available on both Android and iOS platforms. It serves as a digital gateway, connecting learners to diverse educational resources through the DIKSHA portal of NCERT.
- Registration: The ULLAS app allows learners and volunteers to register easily, either through self-registration or by surveyors.
- Significance: The initiative focuses on promoting functional literacy, vocational skills, and essential life skills such as financial literacy, legal literacy, and digital literacy. Empowering citizens to actively participate in nation-building is another crucial aspect of the program.
- Continuous Learning: ULLAS fosters a culture of continuous learning and knowledge-sharing within communities, contributing to a well-informed and empowered society.