Literacy in India is a key for socio-economic progress, and the Indian literacy rate has grown to 74% (2011 Census figure), with recent reports of 80% literacy approaching the world average rate of 84%. The literacy rate at the end of British rule in 1947 was around 12%
India talks about Right to Education but we can witness that there are no proper education laws which can be implemented. Every year government spends lakhs of money for the education, healthcare , employment, infrastructure still we are not aware of its usage due to poor literacy which is far from the other countries.
We all know that India is a developing country after independence India has seen a tremendous change in its economy, Population, & employment. We are considered to be in the 21st century where the progress is seen in different sectors in the economy .some sector are the Education sector, population , healthcare, employment
The above analysis shows the percentage of male and female above who can read and write( census recorded from the year (1951 to 2011) In 2015, the degree of literacy in India was 71.96 percent.
In 2018 the Literacy rate in India was recorded as 74% .
Some of the Factors of low literacy rate in India are:-
The other social factors include:-