As many as 2,179 people belonging to the tribal communities residing at 100 hamlets in Kerala are preparing for their lteracy examination. It will be held on November 25.The literacy programme titled Samagra is being implemented jointly by kerala State Literacy Mission and scheduled Tribe Development Department. The organisers aim to achieve 100 percent success. Among the candidates, 1,600 are women.The classes started last March after the ST department identified the tribal hamlets which had the lowest literacy rates. Candidates successful in the exam will be able to pursue higher studies through equivalency exams. Classes in social literacy are also provided. Palakkad and Wayanad districts have the highest number of hamlets included in the project- 25 each. From Idukki, 15 hamlets are part of the initiative. For evaluating the exam preparations Dr.P.S. Sreekala, Director of Kerala state literacy mission authority, visited the ‘Samagra’ class in Thrissur Randukai colony.