He was speaking after lighting the Aksharadeepam as part of the Aksharasree literacy project at the Asan Square here on Thursday.
The project is being implemented by the city Corporation and the Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority.
Corporation standing committee chairpersons and literacy mission Director P.S.
‘Aksharadeepam’ (lamps of literacy) would be lit in all wards at 6.30 p.m. on Friday.
Formal and informal education sectors should come together in an innovative manner for the State’s real development, Minister for Education C. Ravindranath has said.