INDIAN PRESIDENT’S AWARD-NATIONAL LITERACY MISSION
The Jan Sikshan Sansthan (JSS) of Malappuram district won the top Indian award in the field of lifelong education, Saakshar Bharat Award instituted by National Literacy Mission Authority for outstanding achievements in skill development for the year 2014. It is the first national award won by a JSS district unit in the Kerala State and the award is bestowed after evaluating the activities of JSS’ functioning in 260 districts in the country. JSS Chairman, Mr. P.V. Abdul Wahab, received the award from the honourable President, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee at a function at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, on 8 th Sep 2014.