Education: Purulia

 

Literacy percentage of this district is 56.14 % (excluding 0-6 years population). The male literacy percentage is 74.18% and female literacy percentage is 37.15 %. In rural and urban areas the literacy percentages are 53.82 and 75.96 respectively. The male literacy percentage has been increased from 62.17 % in 1991 to 74.18% in 2001. The female literacy has been increased form 23.24 %in 1991 to 37.15% in 2001. In case of rural areas female literacy has been increased to 14.34 % over 1991 and in urban areas it is 7.36 % over 1991.

 

Pre-Primary Education

(a) No. of sanctioned Anganwadi Centres –2512
(b) No. of functioning Anganwadi Centres- 2392
(c) Pre Schooling under ICDS  -2392
(d) Total Students in these centers – 104442 ( Boys-52969, Girls-51473)
(e) Privately managed Pre School – 17
(f) Total Students in these centers – 862
(g) Total Teacher in 17 Schools –

192 numbers of Sishu Siksha Kendras distributed over 10 blocks are functioning.

 

Primary Education

1. Primary Schools sanctioned  - 2998
2. Primary Schools functioning – 2971 (DPSC-2963, MM-8,)
(Upper Primary – 329, One room school-697, Two-room school-1141)
3.No. of Teachers- 6042 ( Male 4822, Female-1220 )
4.No. of Trained Teacher –3616 (  Male 3140, Female-476 )
5.No. of Un-trained Teacher –2426 (  Male 1682, Female-744 )
6.Enrollment of Students – 258596 (Boys-140060, Girls- 111536)
7.No. of building less Schools – 80
8.No. of Kucha /Thached building schools-335
9.School with no drinking water facility – 1028
10.School with no toilet facility –2872
11.One Teacher Schools-819
12.Percentage of dropout from Class I to Class IV –43.16 %
(Class-I to II-20.36 %, II to III-15.78 %, III to IV -15.25 %)
13.Children Out of Schools- 79394   

 

Secondary Education

1.No. of Jr. High Schools- 93
2.No. of Jr. Madrasah- 04
3.No. of  High Schools- 144
4.Sr/High Madrasah – 01
5.Higher Secondary –86
5.Enrollment of Students –174357
6.No. of Teachers – 4060 ( Male-3352 , Female- 708 )

 

Higher Education

At present District possesses 11 Degree colleges, one B.Ed. College (Purulia), one Polytechnic College (Purulia) and one Industrial Training Institute (Raghunathpur). 

 

Post Literacy Programme

The Post Literacy Campaign started in 1996-97. The evaluation of the post Literacy Campaign already completed in July 2002.  Total no. of current learners are 166663. Out of these learners 114481 nos. achieved NLM norms. Percentage of current learners in the sample achieved NLM norms 68.69%.

 

 

 

(Source: DICO Purulia)