A survey to garner public opinion and suggestions twards rebuilding Kerala post- floods began here with a good response. Around 50,000 learners of Literacy Mission’s equivalency programme became voluteers for the survey held in flood affected areas in the state on Tuesday.The data collection drive was led by people from various walks of life including ministers, MLAs, people’s representatives, government officials, social activists, and residents’ association members at different locations. State- level inauguration of the programme was conducted by minister Kadakampally Surendran at Anmukham Ward on Tuesday.
Real education is not limited to books. It includes collecting and assimilating information from various social situation. The equivalency programme of literacy mission is a model for such style of learning, the minister said.The minister said that new education style by combining formal and informal learning methods will be ideal for the state.
Literacy mission director P.S.Sreekal said that new learning methods and classes on basics of disaster management will be ensured for students of equivalency programme.
Forest minister K.Raju led the survey activities in Kollam. MLAs C.K. Saseendran, N.A. Nellikkunnu, K.D. Prasenan and C.K. Asha led activities in other districts. Wayanad collector Ajith kumar reviewed survey activities in the tribal colony at Onivayal under kalpetta muncipality which was severely affected by the flood
The survey report and suggestions for disaster management will be submitted on Disaster Reduction Day on October 13.