Mizoram's literacy rate 91.33 per cent

The literacy rate of Mizoram stood at 91.33 per cent making it the third most literate state in the country after Kerala and Lakshadweep, a state minister said.

Bring literacy rate on par with world's leading societies: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday emphasised on stepping up efforts toward complete eradication of illiteracy from the country with enhanced focus on improving literacy rate among SC, ST, minorities and disadvantaged sections of the society.

India to achieve 80% literacy rate by 2015: Raju

The government Thursday said it is hopeful of achieving 80 per cent literacy rate by 2015.

Himachal literacy rate up 6.3 percent in decade: Census

The literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh, with a population of over 68 lakh, has registered an increase of 6.3 percent over a decade, says a Census report.

Female literacy rate leapfrogs to 53% in Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Literacy among women in Bihar has leapfrogged to over 53 per cent from 33 per cent 12 years ago due to sustained efforts of the government, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said.

Kerala achieves lowest school dropout rate in India

Kerala, which stands out from the rest of India with 94 percent literacy rate, has achieved another distinction of having the lowest dropout rate of school students in the country at just 0.53 percent.

Human Development Index rose 21%; Kerala tops chart

Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Goa were placed at second, third and fourth position respectively.

Literacy rate will touch 80% by 2015: Sibal

The government expressed hope that the country`s literacy rate will touch 80 per cent by 2015.

J&K literacy rate soars by 13% in last decade

Jammu and Kashmir`s literacy rate has increased by 13 percent in the last decade even as
the state witnessed a dip in the sex ratio and the child sex ratio, the provisional figures of the 2011 Census reveal.

Census rpt: Drastic fall in population growth

India`s population stands at 1.21 bn and Child Sex Ratio is 914 female per 1,000 male.

Uttarakhand records nearly 100% student enrollment

Uttarakhand has achieved nearly 100 percent enrollment of students in schools this year and the drop out percentage has come down to mere 0.31 percent from 15 percent in 2000-01.

Literacy rate over 65% in J&K: Minister

Literacy rate in Jammu and Kashmir
has increased up to 65.67 per cent, a minister said here
on Friday.