Understanding Lifelong Learning for All in Society (ULLAS)

Understanding Lifelong Learning for All in Society (ULLAS)


In a significant stride towards transforming the education landscape of India, the Union Minister of Education has officially unveiled the emblem and slogan, “Jan Jan Sakshar,” of the Understanding Lifelong Learning for All in Society (ULLAS) initiative.

About ULLAS:

  • This program aims to revolutionize literacy and learning across the nation, ushering in an inclusive ecosystem that leaves no individual behind. Through volunteerism, ULLAS endeavors to provide basic education, digital and financial literacy, and essential life skills to individuals aged 15 and above who have missed the opportunity for formal schooling.

Main highlights:

  • As the digital age advances, embracing continuous learning has become imperative for personal and professional growth. ULLAS, offers a second chance at education for those who were left behind in the traditional education system.
  • It bridges the gaps in basic literacy and essential life skills.
  • The program aims to create a society that is well-informed, skilled, and ready to participate actively in nation-building endeavors.
  • The resounding slogan of the ULLAS initiative, “Nav Bharat Saksharta Karyakram,” echoes its ambition to build a new India empowered by knowledge and skills.
  • The ULLAS app, a user-friendly and an interactive digital gateway app, aides for educational resources being available on the DIKSHA portal of NCERT.
  • The program adopts a people-centric approach, making it possible for individuals to register easily through self-registration or by the assistance of dedicated surveyors.
  • Vocational skills, financial literacy, legal literacy, and digital literacy form the pillars of this multifaceted program. By nurturing these essential life skills, ULLAS empowers individuals to navigate through the complexities of life with confidence and competence.