50% of Indians with disabilities are literate: Govt

Nearly 50% of the people with disabilities are literate in India and are attending educational institutions.

Over 3,500 prisoners in C`garh jails become literate

3,644 prisoners in Chhattisgarh jails have become literate under the `Sakshar Bharat` literacy programme.

16 million children still out of school: Sibal

A total 16 million
children are not attending schools in the country, Kapil Sibal said.

India to make every woman literate in five years: PM

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.