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Sonale Project: LiRIL

Supported by: 
Sir Ratan Tata Trust
Status Date: 
Saturday, November 15, 2014


Partners: Azim Premji University

     Kalike Samruddhi Upakram (KSU), Yadgir, Karnataka

Status: Ongoing

Status Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Location: Wada block, Palghar

Duration: January 2014 to December 2016

Total Project Cost: Rs. 26,43,379/-

The team at Sonale site:

1 Project Officer

2 Field Investigators

Literacy Research in Indian Languages (LiRIL) is a long-term research project attempting to study how children become literate in two Indian Languages – Marathi and Kannada. Sonale is the Marathi site of the study.

The Project Officer and Field Investigators collect data from the selected children twice a year. The data collection tool has been specially designed for this purpose. Some case studies are also being conducted in a longitudinal manner.

Sample size: 364 children