Enhancing Literacy Levels In the Country
The literacy rates are lower than the national average in
eleven states namely Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,
Chhattisgarh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and
Uttar Pradesh, as per Census 2011. Various factors viz. poverty, gender and
social inequities, etc. are impeding literacy in the country.