ALP REACH SINCE ITS INCEPTION
TCS developed a Computer Based Functional Literacy (CBFL) solution to accelerate adult literacy in the country. The CBFL solution supports non-literate adult learners to easily achieve literacy in their native languageView
About 750 million adults - two-thirds of whom are women - remain illiterate, according to UNESCO report 2017.
In an effort to take the initiative to different sections of society, TCS implemented CBFL in correctional institutions. The program has been rolled out to .....
With the support of the NGO HELP, TCS implemented the CBFL program in Kannada at Chitradurga district in Karnataka, in 2014. The 600 learners from three villages enlisted under 10 instructors, can now read the daily newspapers. The program achieved the following results:View
TCS Wins PMI India Awards 2018
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) won Project Management Institute (PMI) India 2018 award for its flagship CSR initiative -
Adult Literacy Programme under the
category Project of the Year - Contribution to the Community on October 12, 2018 at New Delhi. Among a large number of entries that were submitted across the industries, TCS ALP project was selected after a three-stage stringent evaluation process. It included inputs on the impact created, stakeholder engagement, best practices, overcoming challenges, innovative methods adopted, etc.
TCS ALP team comprising Khusru Mistry, Head, Adult Literacy Program and M. Azmath Ali, Project Manager, Adult Literacy Program received the award from Guest of Honour, M. Damodaran, Chairperson, Excellence Enablers Private Limited at PMI Conference New Delhi.
TCS Adult Literacy Wins IBM Beacon Award 2018
TCS' Adult Literacy Program, won the prestigious IBM Beacon Award 2018 for Outstanding Community Service at the IBM
PartnerWorld at Think conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 20, 2018, The winners were selected by a panel of expert judges consisting of IBM executives, industry analysts and members of the press . The award recognizes TCS' exceptional work in driving social value by delivering a world-class solution.
"I do not want India to be an economic superpower. I want India to be a happy country."
"We want people to not just read the newspaper, but read their land records, the political manifestos not just hear speeches during election time. People are reading their children's books now."