It is ongoing mission to curb illiteracy from nearby villages, rural education forms a major focus area for Vidya Shakti Niyas. There is a comprehensive ongoing program for improving literacy levels of children from nearby villages. However, a need for adult education in the vicinity has also been felt lately. In this direction, an Adult Literacy Center was started by Vidya Shakti Niyas on 1st July 2016 in the adopted village of Panchananpur. An initiative under the ongoing SAKHYARA program, around 25 ladies & 21 gents participated in the event. Two educated women from the village, Mrs Dukhuni Munda and Mrs Bagun Gagarai are rendering their services in teaching the adult students. Vidya Shakti extends support facilitating daris, slate & chalk, black board, textbooks etc to make the program successful.
Mrs Rosalie Mishra, Secretary (VSN) expressed satisfaction at the enthusiasm of the participating students and assured them further support in the cause. Other dignitaries present during the program were Mrs Snigdha Tripaty, Trustee (VSN), Mrs Leelawati Behera & Mr Ananta Behera. The program was support by Mr Basudev Munda, Secretary, Panchananpur Club. The program was highly appreciated by the villagers who thanked Vidya Shakti Niyas for its several charitable initiatives.