Literacy in India: Planning, Persuasion and Prospect
Professor & Head, P.G. Dept. of Pol. Sc., B.N.M.U., West Campus, P.G. Centre, Bihar (India)
Keywords: Literacy, Mission, Planning, Implementation, Status.
Abstract. The growth of literacy from 12% at the end of British rule to 75% in the census of 2011 the country has registered a greater than six-fold improvement but with current rate it would take until 2060 to achieve universal literacy. The Government of India along with states executed successful programmes to boost literacy rate, it needs deliberate steps to engage the various communities/agencies to succeed effectively with purpose. In globalisation the bright prospect of literacy demands policy intervention required for accelerating the expected results in sphere of literacy.