Rajasthan: India's seventh largest state, lowest in female literacy

State now seeks to improve its overall literacy rate, which is lower than some African nations

Khushboo Balani | Indiaspend
Rajasthan: India's seventh largest state, lowest in female literacy

Rajasthan–a state that has India’s fourth-lowest literacy rate–has signed understandings with the Tata Trusts (an Indian trust) and Khan Academy (a global nonprofit) to improve learning levels of students in government schools.

The interventions are aimed at addressing the education crisis in Rajasthan, which recorded an overall literacy rate of 67%–less than Cameroon, Egypt and Ghana–and the country’s lowest female literacy rate (52.66%), according to Census 2011. Rajasthan&rsqu


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First Published: Jan 11 2017 | 4:32 PM IST

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