Enrolment of Muslim children in schools is improving in the country. Data from across 1.3 million recognised schools offering elementary education across 635 districts shows that
- 13.48% muslim children have enrolled in 2009-10 compared to 10.49% in 2008-09.
- Among states, with high muslim population have also generally shown better enrolments. Lakshdweep 99.4%, Jammu & Kashmir 66.9%, Assam, West Bengal, Kerala and Karnataka enrolment rates are 30-37%, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and MP are around 11-4%.
- Enrolments for SC/ST is 20.07% and ST 11.54%.
The report is brought out by National University of Educational Planning & Administration (NUEPA).
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