Spatial Variation in Literacy in Salumbar Sub-Division, Udaipur

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Education is the process of facilitating learning, the acquisition of Education as an investment involves acquiring knowledge, skills, values, beliefs and habits aspects, both private and social. Private aspects deal with cost incurred by an individual on education and the benefits. The social aspects on the other hand deal with the cost and benefit in relation to society. Investment in education definitely contributes to economic growth of a country. The level of development becomes higher if the population of the country is educated and firstly literate. Education permits a higher degree of social mobility and the ability to achieve a higher social level. This paper is an effort to analyze the position of literacy. The purpose of the paper is to find out what are the causes of social and gender disparity in literacy regarding the 54 gram panchayats and one town of Salumbar sub division and the attempts that can be made to make the females and the social groups more literate


Disparity, Spatial Variation, Gender and Social Groups

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