Research Paper | Geography | India | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016
An Analysis of Educational Infrastructure Availability: Study of Rural Himachal Pradesh
Vijender  | S P Kaushik
Abstract: The present study is an attempt to understand the development of educational facilities in rural Himachal Pradesh, 2001-2011. This study focuses on some important indicators of educational infrastructure such as literacy rate, schools per 1000 population, single teacher school, drop-out rate, enrolment ratio rural, total enrolment (1-5 class), total enrolment (6-8 class), pupil teacher ratio. These indicators help to determine the level of educational facilities development in rural Himachal Pradesh. The main statistical tool used in present study is composite index which is an outcome of z-score. The distribution of educational facilities in rural area of Himachal Pradesh is uneven i. e. Solan shows highest position in the composite index of level of educational facilities which is followed by following districts Chamba, Kinnaur, Hamirpur, Kullu, Bilaspur, Sirmaur, Una, Kangra, Solan, Mandi and Lahaul & Spiti.
Keywords: Educational infrastructure, rural areas, z-score, composite index
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,
Pages: 431 - 439
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Vijender, S P Kaushik, "An Analysis of Educational Infrastructure Availability: Study of Rural Himachal Pradesh", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016, pp. 431-439, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20163441
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