Dec 12, 2014 · India’s adult literacy rate is 63%. 2. Despite improving from a level of just 48% in 1991, India still ha a relatively low literacy rate — especially compared to other major emerging markets in Asia. 3. A relatively low literacy rate is a severe disadvantage as countries try to Author: The Globalist. In 2015, adult literacy rate for India was 72.2 %. Adult literacy rate of India increased from 48.2 % in 1991 to 72.2 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 11.01 %. Adult (15+) literacy rate (%).
Adult Literacy in India and it's Implications Adult Literacy is the ability of Adults to use a language i.e. to read, write, listen and speak. Adult Literacy includes basic literacy, desirable knowledge pertaining to civic needs, personal hygiene, and adopting political and occupational skills. The concept of civic literacy was conceived in 1949 and modified in 1952 when it was integrated with Community Development Programme. It was implemented all over India during the first two Five Year Plans. It was estimated that nearly 35 lakh illiterates became literate during the First Five Year Plan and about 40 lakh during the Second Plan.
37 rows · Literacy in India. When the British rule ended in India in the year 1947 the literacy rate was .