2 in 3 Schools Have Electricity; 5 Northeast States In Bottom 10

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Less than two-thirds (63.14%) of the country’s schools have electricity connections, according to data from the Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE) for 2017-18 (provisional) tabled in Lok Sabha

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  • The ministry said that under the erstwhile Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) until 2017-18 and the present Samagra Shiksha (effective from 2018-19), 1,95,519 government elementary schools have been provided internal electrification until March 2019. 
  • In accordance with the record, all colleges in three Union Territories — Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Lakshadweep — have a relationship, followed closely by the states and UTs of Delhi (99.93%), Gujarat (99.91%), Puducherry, Tamil Nadu (99.55%), Punjab (99.55%), Goa (99.54%) and Daman & Diu (98.6percent ).
  • In the other extreme are 3 North-eastern states- Assam (24.28%), Meghalaya (26.34%) and Tripura (31.11%). Two other North-eastern countries — Arunachal Pradesh (37.5percent ) and Manipur (42.08%) — are located at the base 10.

Source: https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/two-in-three-schools-have-electricity-5-northeast-states-in-bottom-10-5821636/

 

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