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Evaluation of Sectoral Analysis of Literacy Rate: With Special Reference to Gujarat State

Global Journal of Research in Management

Volume 4 Issue 2

Published: 2014
Author(s) Name: Yogesh Vansiya | Author(s) Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Mahadev Desai Gramseva Mahavidhyalay, Ahemdabad, Gujarat, India
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Abstract

Present paper tried to explore the rural and urban discrimination of literacy rate and to know the level of educational infrastructural facilities to examine efforts of education by Government in Gujarat state since 1951. The literacy rate can be observed that male and female literacy rate is continuously going up since 1951 in the Gujarat state. And by gender its shows that as compare to male literacy rate the female literacy rate is growing fast since 1951 to 2011. Gender gap result shows that between the male and female literacy gap is decline through the 1961. Data also shows that last 10 years gender gap is rapidly decline, it is because of government initiative as well as people awareness. In comparison of India, nearby 18 districts of Gujarat we find the finest literacy rate than the whole Nation. On the other side year 2011, according to census, 15 districts were found in such conditions where the literacy rate was low in comparison of average ratio of Gujarat, besides 8 districts has the less literary rate averagely which shows the regional inequality breaks the development standard. Present paper we try to examine rank correlation for various district of Gujarat during 2001 and 2011. All the estimated correlation coefficients are statistically significant at 0.01 percent level. This indicates that total, male and female literacy rate in all the district of Gujarat has very strong positive correlation coefficient during 2001 to 2011.

Keywords: Literacy, Gujarat, Rural, Urban

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