Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has stressed collective efforts for promotion of education to enhance the literacy rate. Addressing an annual prize distribution ceremony at a school in Bhoth, Dr Firdous said there was an immediate need to root out  illiteracy at grossroots level to bring about radical changes in every sphere of life. She called for changing the education system and removing disparities to ensure even opportunities to all in the country.