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Reasons for Lower Literacy among Girls in Himachal Pradesh

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1.38 MB
Volume:
Volume 2, Issue 10 (October, 2016)
Author:
Mukesh Kumar, Prof (Dr.) A. J. Singh
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Abstract:
Educational dropout is one of the major problems in India and for the whole world itself. This article presents the problem of girl’s educational dropout of Himachal Pradesh in India. The literacy rate (LR) of the state is very excellent up to 82.80%. But the discrepancy of male and female LR goes up to 13.60% and this discrepancy creates a foremost problem with the overall LR of this state. Work has been done to find out the reasons for the most minuscule LR of female as compared to male. So that some suggested measure can be taken to improve the LR of female in Himachal Pradesh.

Keywords:
Education, Literacy rate, Census rate, Educational problems, Data Analysis.