Women Education in Gujarat: Problem and Prospect

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Yogesh N Vansiya


After establishment of Gujarat as the separate state on 1st May 1960, Gujarat state has earned well progress economic condition, but in the uneconomic matters (issues) Gujarat could not get expected success. In the various developmental aspects such as population, Health, Education, Industry, Agriculture, Poverty, Employment, Fundamental structural facilities at there can be brought the change in right direction than it can be called as the development in right meaning. In Present study we try to examine the change in literacy rate, besides we try to examine the gender discrimination in Gujarat since 1951 and last two decades of all the districts. The study has used exploratory research methodology and based on secondary data. During 1951 to 2011; literacy rate of male and female is continuously increased in the Gujarat state. As far as concern of male literacy rate the female literacy rate is growing faster during the study period. Gender gap result shows that between the male and female literacy gap is decline through the 1961. As long as the literacy rate of the state observation one can find that Ahmadabad, Surat, Anand and Gandhinagar district where the literacy rate is more than 85% which shows the well grown up social and economic development that has been design out during 2001 to 2011. 2001 and 2011 census data clear cut indicate that there is gender discrimination found in literacy rate in all the district of Gujarat.

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