Universalisation of education in India: myth or reality? A case study of West Bengal Online publication date: Sat, 05-Jul-2014
by Shrabanti Maity
International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies (IJEPEE), Vol. 7, No. 2, 2014
Abstract: The movement for universalisation of education began in the UK about a century ago and it reached India several decades later. Female education is important for having success in issues like gender equality and alleviation of poverty. Although admission of girls has gone up significantly over the past few years, but at the same time the dropout rate of girl student before or at the point of transition from class five to class six is more than 50% and this occurs even after central and state governments have devised excellent policies to improve the conditions of girl's schooling. This study concentrates in analysing the literacy status of women in West Bengal and India.
Online publication date: Sat, 05-Jul-2014
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