#Literacy rate

23 Feburary.Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
At Fatehpur district jail, 11 prison teachers have been appointed to teach a minimum of 250 prisoners. (Photo Credit: Unsplash/Representative)

  • Fatehpur district jail has a total of 1,400 undertrial prisoners, out of which 250 illiterate prisoners have been shortlisted
  • The classes will be held from 12 noon to 2 pm every day, the district jail superintendent said
  • The verandah of the jail's barrack has been converted into a classroom

7 September 2020.Delhi, India
Andhra Pradesh fared the worst with its literacy rate at 66.4%. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The gap between male and female literacy is the thinnest in Kerala
  • The data is for the period 2017-18
  • It was released by National Statistical Office