Status of Education and Employment in India
Keywords:Education, employment, human resource
Education is recognised as one of the most important factors for economic growth and social
development. Literacy rates have improved in rural and urban areas among males and females.
The rural male literacy rate has increased from 63.6 percent in 2004-05 to 72 percent in 2014 and
female literacy rate from 45 percent to 57 percent respectively. The paper examines the
educational profile of India's workforce. The paper explores that in India during 2011-12, the
proportion of educated workers in employment is increasing in rural as well as in urban areas but
this proportion is higher in urban areas for males and females
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