Health Desk—Sep 8, 2017: Reading festivals were held simultaneously at Sadar, Dimla and Kishoreganj upazilas of Nilphamari on Friday to enhance reading abilities of minor primary school children.
RDRS Bangladesh organised the festivals under Reading Enhancement for Advancing Development Activity (READ) project with assistance of the USAID and Save the Children.
The festivals were arranged on the occasion of observance of the International Literacy Day- 2017, a press release said.
A total of 309 primary school students from class one to class three of 21 government primary schools participated in the festivals held at District Government Public Library in Nilphamari, Sramo Kallyan Public Library in Kishoreganj upazila and Samajkallyan Sangstha Library in Dimla upazila.
Each of the participating 309 students took part in three reading related games moderated by 21 assistant teachers and 81 winner students will be awarded.