Adult Education Department

As per the norms given by the Government of India, the Government of Andhra Pradesh has launched the Saakshar Bharath Programme on 08.09.2010. Literacy Survey has been conducted and 9,40,363 Non-Literates have been identified in the age group of 15-50 years in the District. 7 Basic of Literacy Programme was implemented from 02.09.2010 to 31.03.2018 in the District and the programme was discontinued by 31.03.2018 as per orders of the Government.

Literacy Rates as per 2011 Census
Male Female Total Place
India 80.90 73
AP 74.83 60.01 67.47 13th
Ongole 72.92 53.11 63.08 10th
Phase wise enrollment and achievement made From 2010 to 2018
S No Phase no. of the Programme Enrollment Achievement Percentage of Achievement
1 Phase – I 80,000 48,776 61%
2 Phase – II 84,104 55,200 66%
3 Phase – III 2,50,000 1,74,150 70%
4 Phase –IV 54,250 37,975 70%
5 Phase –V 61,560 52,068 85%
6 Phase-VI 71,820 57,456 80%
7 Phase-VII 61,560 53,264 86%
TOTAL 6,63,294 4,78,889 71%
Balance of Non-Literates
S No Information Male Female Total
1 Non-Literates identified as per House Hold Survey 2010 431682 508681 940363
2 Non-Literates made literates 221088 257801 478889
3 Balance of Non-Literates 210594 250880 461474