Similarly in india there exists a gender gap in male and female literacy rates, with a favourable trend observed in regard to the former low literacy level is a result of the prevailing socio-economic factors. 'literacy' in the population census of india is fairly liberal3 in the census enumeration, 'a in the census enumeration, 'a person, who can read and write with understanding in any language, is treated as literate. Indian government defines literacy as the ability to read and write, which is similar to unicef's definition the 2001 census put india's literacy rate at 654%, leaving over 250 million (counting only people older than 7) people who can't read and write. Literacy and education of women in india education is regarded as a key instrument for the empowerment of women education changes their worldview, improves their chances of employment, facilitates their participation in public life, and also influences their fertility several studies indicate. An evening for education - nov 18th, 2017, bangalore, india join us to celebrate an evening for education at india literacy project's annual dinner on nov 18th 2017 network with other patrons, listen to accomplished speakers and hear about ilp's programs that are transforming the lives of many people.
Computer literacy in india is said to be the minimal and basic knowledge of computers that includes elementary skills of programming anyone who is comfortable with basic computer programs and other ground level computer functions can be called a computer literate. Literacy rate of india in 2011 is 7404% the male literacy rate is 8214% and female literacy rate is 6546% according to census 2011 among the indian states, kerala has the highest literacy rate 9391% and then mizoram 9158% among the union territories, lakshadweep has the highest literacy rate. Literacy levels have improved considerably after independence, and almost two-thirds of our population is now literate kerala is the most literate state in india, with almost literacy, followed.
Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) from the world bank: data. 94 legal literacy: social empowerment for democracy and good governance jananeethi k nowledge of law is power and helps self-realization india, the. The data for literacy percentage in india, though alarming fails to ascribe how the population problem is responsible, despite being one of the most used statistics of illiteracy in india after all, if the un is using that metric in their annual address, it must be right.
Literacy rate in india is uneven and as such, different states and union territories of india have differences in their literacy rates the following table shows the 2011 and 2001 census data on total literacy rate, male literacy rate, female literacy rate and decadal difference in percentage. Literacy visit uis profile » permanent delegation of india to unesco maison de l'unesco bureaux m142/m138 1, rue miollis 75732 paris cedex 15 telephone. Literacy rate in india has increased from 6484% (2001) to 7404% (2011) explore current literacy rate of india with state wise details. Data from new research on female literacy show that india's school education system is under-performing in terms of quality when compared to its neighbours, pakistan, bangladesh and nepal the.
But in india the literacy is still hovering round 74% on an average reaching above 90% in kerala and below 75% in bihar, arunachal pradesh, jharkhand, etc all efforts and success in literacy have become obliterated by huge rise in population. Advertisements: speech on literacy in india literacy is broadly defined as the ability to read and write since children in the age group of 0-6 years are not expected to acquire these skills, the census treats them as 'illiterate. Literacy scenario of india : census 2011 revealed that literacy in india has made remarkable strides literacy rate of india stands at 7298% literacy rate of india stands at 7298% overall literacy rate has grown by 814 percent points in the last decade (6484% in 2001 & 7298% in 2011. The students and the educated youth should come forward to join the literacy movement since launched by the government of india classes can be held in a primary school or in any other suitable place that is available in the area chosen for literacy movement.
India literacy project, ilp, is a volunteer based non-profit organization dedicated to the cause of literacy in india by empowering every individual we serve with functional literacy and an understanding of their basic rights and responsibilities, we strive to be a catalyst for 100% literacy in india. Find literacy rate in india according to census 2011 list showing the state - wise male and female literacy rate in india map showing literacy rate in india, census 2011. India news: while india has shown considerable improvement in literacy levels in the last 10 years, one in 10 households still doesn't have even a single literate.
To know development in a society, literacy is another proper indicator of economic development for purpose of census, a person in age limit of seven and above, who can both write and read with understanding in any of the language is considered as a literate in india. Literacy rate - total number of literate persons in a given age group, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that age group the adult literacy rate. Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write total india's economic growth slowed in 2011 because of a decline in investment caused by high interest.