Saturday, April 05, 2008

Central Advisory Board on Education report

According to a report of the Central Advisory Board on Education (CABE) released recently, 15 states and union territories (out of 35) have reported an enrolment rate lower than the national average.Among the states with low enrolment ratios are Orissa (8.71 per cent), Uttar Pradesh (7.03 per cent), Madhya Pradesh (7.77 per cent) and West Bengal (8.21 per cent).In order to remove disparities in higher education, the central government earlier identified 370 districts - as educationally backward - having enrolment ratios lower than the national average of 9 percent

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