Volume : V, Issue : XI, November - 2015

An analysis of Growth and Achievement of Literacy in Tripura

Dipankar Pal

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  Literacy is a key for socio–economic progress of a nation. The objective of the study is to find out the literacy growth rate and to examine the government initiatives for attaining achievement in literacy in Tripura. The process of modernization of Tripura was started for the last quarter of 19th century. Tripura has made progress in terms of increasing the primary and elementary schools, enrollment and attendance rate, adequate funding for infrastructure, recruitment of teachers and expanding literacy rate. Tripura has achieved the first position in literacy with 96.82 percent beating Kerala (93.91%).Tripura success story is attributed to the involvement of local government bodies, including Gram panchayat, NGOs and clubs under supervision of the State Literacy Mission Authority (SLMA). In Tripura, increase of female literacy is better than their male counterparts. This study explores the nature and causes of successful literacy growth in Tripura.

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Dipankar Pal / An analysis of Growth and Achievement of Literacy in Tripura / Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.5, Issue : 11, November 2015

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