Nearly 50% of the people with disabilities are literate in India and are attending educational institutions.
3,644 prisoners in Chhattisgarh jails have become literate under the `Sakshar Bharat` literacy programme.
A total 16 million
children are not attending schools in the country, Kapil Sibal said.
Over 300 million Indians are still illiterate and about half of India`s women cannot read or write but that would change in five years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai