Two migrant workers score 100% in Kerala literacy exam
Kerala literacy exam, A migrant labourer from Odisha managed to score 100% in a literacy exam conducted in Malayalam by the Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority. Another worker, hailing from Bihar, also managed to score full marks in the examination. Meanwhile, a 90-year-old woman who hails from a fishing hamlet in Kozhikode also scored full marks.
Mudad Revathi, a migrant labourer hailing from Odisha, who works at a garment-making unit at the IT hub Technopark in Thiruvananthapuram, managed to master the classical language of Malayalam in a short span of time and went on to score the highest mark in a literacy examination.
Besides her, Viki Kumar, a worker from Bihar, also scored 100 per cent marks in the same exam.
What did the Kerala literacy exam comprise?
The 100-mark literacy exam conducted by the state-run Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority was activity oriented, giving a thrust on reading, writing and arithmetical skills.
The results of the literacy exam were announced on Monday. Revathi, Viki and several other migrant workers from different states, had recently appeared for the exam.
How did the Odisha labourer learn Malayalam so quickly?
The state-run Kerala State Literacy Mission runs the ‘Changathi‘ programme to help impart Malayalam and basic education among migrant labourers who arrived in Kerala seeking green pastures.