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Sikkim on way to achieve 100 per cent literacy, says Pawan Kumar Chamling

"We are also coming up with our own state university," Chamling said. "The purpose of education should be to become good human beings for which the students must change their mindset," he added.

Why girls are outshining boys at school

As many girls as boys expressed their alienation from school, but these attitudes were shown to have a more negative effect on boys.


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

Male and female literacy rates stand at 80.89 and 64.64 per cent, respectively.

Hoshiarpur most literate again,Punjab beats national average

While Punjab has registered a 6.1 per cent increase in literacy rate,the biggest contribution to this figure comes once again from its most backward district,Hoshiarpur,which tops the state with a 84.6 per cent literacy rate

Tamil Nadu students to get a quarter of all study loans in FY14

West Bengal,which has a higher literacy rate than the national average,is expected to disburse just R1,982.89 crore.

Vadodara taluka battles diminishing literacy rate

Twelve-year-old Kajal Rathwa,a Class VI student at Umarnva Primary School in Pavi Jetpur taluka of Vadodara,was among seven students in her school who received meritorious awards during Shala Praveshotsav on Friday.


Tamil Nadu records 80% literacy rate,sex ratio rises to 987/1000: Census

Tamil Nadu population grew by 97.4 lakh persons,including 47.4 lakh males and over 50 lakh females.

45% of Maha population is urban: Census

Mumbai recorded 82.91% literacy but urban-rural divide between male-female is still significant.

Quality films will happen once literacy goes up: Basu

The veteran film maker has linked production of better quality cinema with the literacy rate in the country.

J&K literacy rate soars to 68%

Jammu and Kashmir’s literacy rate has increased by 13% in the last decade even as the Valley has been fighting with the terrorism menace,according to the provisional figures of the 2011 Census. However,the state witnessed a dip in the sex ratio.