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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 415
ANSWERED ON:  23.03.2020
Girls’ Enrolment Rate
Pratima Mondal
Will the Minister of



HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-


(a) the details of the latest/current school enrolment rate of girls at primary level and the States that have made a significant progress in this regard during the last three years; (b) the current school enrolment rate of girls at secondary level along with the States that have been continuously lagging behind in increasing the percentage of girls enrolment in secondary schools; and (c) the school drop out rate among girls and boys at secondary level in the country, State/UT-wise?


ANSWER
MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (SHRI RAMESH POKHRIYAL ‘NISHANK’)

(a) to (c): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.


STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) to (c) OF LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 415 TO BE ANSWRED ON 23.03.2020 ASKED BY SHRIMATI PRATIMA MONDAL REGARDING ‘Girls’ Enrolment Rate’.

(a) As per Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE) 2017-18 (Provisional), the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) of Girls at primary level for the year 2017-18 is 95.39%.
As per UDISE 2017-18 (Provisional), between 2016-17 and 2017-18, the GER at primary level has increased in the following States/ UTs: Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Rajasthan and West Bengal.

(b) As per Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE) 2017-18 (Provisional), the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) of Girls at secondary level at allIndia level has improved over the years. It has gone up from 80.10% in 2015-16 to 80.62% in the year 2017-18. As per UDISE 2017-18 (Provisional), the GER at secondary level for all the States and Union Territories is placed at Annexure -1.

(c) As per UDISE 2017-18 (Provisional), the State/UT-wise Dropout Rate among girls and boys at secondary level is placed at Annexure -2.
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