From Zero Literacy Rate To No Girl Drop Out In Mewat

Adeepur village in Tijara Tehsil of Alwar that recorded zero literacy for women in 2011 census report has seen zero girl drop outs in its primary school in 2017-18 academic year.

 

The literacy rates of women in all these tehsils was above 30%, has over 100 schools where enrolment of girls is at par with boys. The construction of toilets, classrooms, boundary walls, labs by government and contribution made by the Meos and private donors is changing the fate of this community.

Government Schools in Jatpur, Bahala and Mahuakhurd, Kakrali Meo, Dadar, Dewakri, Kesroli, Chorati Pahad, Salpur, Dhondpur, Jhareda, Kemala, Geholi, Mirzapur and Birsangpur to name a few has 50% and above girls enrolled for 2017-18 against up to 20% share of girls in 2012.

Niti Ayog declared Mewat district in Haryana as the most inspirational (backward) district in the country in 2017. 

Read more of this success story in a report by Shoeb Khan published in The Times of India....

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