An analysis of literacy rates in Haryana with special reference to Jind District (1971-2011)
Priyanka, Vinod, Surender Kumar
Based on state and district census data, The Present study attempts to explain changing pattern of literacy rate of Haryana with special reference to Jind district. The male female differential in literacy in Haryana and Jind district are largely due to social structure and male dominated society. It mainly addresses the following aspects; Change in the pattern of male – female literacy 1971-2011; Pattern of literacy and decadal change in literacy rate 1971-2011. Literacy is one of the qualitative indicators of the social-economic development. The literacy which is a yard sticks of development; has been playing a very significant role in socio-economic change in different starts of society. The present study throws an adequate light on the growth of literacy rate in Haryana in general and particularly in district Jind during different successive periods. The study is aimed at established a cause-effect relationship between literacy in relation to planned change taken place during different successive period.