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INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY CELEBRATIONS AND INAUGURATION OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
About the Conference by Shri Jagmohan Singh Raju
Video Presentation on India’s National Literacy Mission
Video Message by Ms Irina Bokova, Director General, UNESCO.
Introduction of UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize
Introduction of UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy
Introduction of Saakshar Bharat Literacy Awards by Smt Anshu Vaish
Launch of Saakshar Bharat Media Campaign by Shri Kapil Sibal
Lighting of Ceremonial Lamp
Welcome Address by Shri E. Ahamed
Address by Dr D. Purandeswari
Address by Dr Qian Tang
Presentation of International Literacy Awards by Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil, President of India.
Address by Shri Kapil Sibal
Presentation of Saakshar Bharat Literacy Awards by Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil, President of India.
Inaugural Address Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil, President of India.
Vote of Thanks by Smt Anshu Vaish