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Rajasthan

Overview

Rajasthan is the largest state of India, accounting for 10% of India's geographical area. Widely dispersed habitations, particularly in desert and tribal areas, make delivery of services, including education, difficult.


Facts and Figures


Literacy: (Census 2011)

  • Literacy Rate: 67% (80 % male and 53% female)
  • Rajasthan's literacy rate is below the national average of 74% and its female literacy rate is the lowest in the country.
  • Jhunjhunu has the highest literacy rate for males at 87.88% in the state and Pratapgarh has the lowest literacy rate of 70.13 %
  • Kota has the highest female literacy rate of 66.32 % followed by Jaipur and Jhunjhunu. Jalore is at the lowest with 38.73 %.

Sex Ratio: (Census 2011)

  • Sex ratio is 926 which have slightly improved from 2001. The trend of sex ratio is uneven though it has shown continuous improvement, but it is still behind the national sex ratio (940).
  • Five districts of the state (Dhaulpur, Jaisalmer, Karauli, Bharatpur and Alwar) have lowest sex ratio than the state average of 926.
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Trends in Government Schools


 Item  Data  Item  Data
 Availability of Schools
  • PS: 44,196
  • UPS: 24,463
  • Sec/Sr. Sec: 9801
  • Private School: 26,730
  • Single Teacher Primary Schools: 31.5%
  • Average schools per district is over 2500
Girl Child Education
  • In 6-11 year age group, gender gap is 6.38 %
  • In 11-14 age group, gender gap is 12.56 %
Availability of
Teachers
  • Total no. of teachers: 2.71 lakhs
  • Male: 71.66 %
  • Female: 28.33 %
Pupil Teacher Ratio
  • PS: 31.38
  • UPS: 18.05
 Enrollment
  • Boys Grade I-VIII: 54.11 %
  • Girls Grade I-VIII: 46 %
  • Govt. PS: Boys (51 %); Girls (49 %)
  • Pvt. PS: Boys (60.4 %); Girls (39.5 %)
 Infrastructure Facilities
  • Own Buildings: 91.2 %
  • Drinking Water Facility: 85 %
  • Toilets for girls: 92 %

Source: (DISE 2011)

Learning Levels: (ASER 2010)

  • 31 percent of children in Class III in Rajasthan can read a Class 1 level text!
  • 70 percent of children in ClassVstill cannot recognize numbers between 11 and 99!
  • 55 percent of children in Class VIII cannot do basic division!

 

Our presence in the State


Our State Institute in Rajasthan is located at Jaipur. The District Institutes in Rajasthan are located at:

  • Sirohi
  • Tonk
  • Barmer
  • Rajsamand

 

Our Key Programs

Teacher Professional Development (TPD):

  • Formal spaces: SSA trainings, KGBV intensive in 3 districts, with DIET faculties, Madarsa
  • Informal spaces: Voluntary Teachers’ Forum, District Academic Resource Group, Youth Forums





Education Leadership Management (ELM) :

  • Operationalizing SIEMAT- State Institute of Education Management and Training
  • Curriculum design & Training framework for Education functionaries- DPO, DEEO, BEEO, Nodal HMs
  • Conducting ‘Large Scale Interaction Program’ for functionaries & Develop Learning communities
  • Comprehensive Programs for HT (Head Teachers)- Trainings, Mentorships, Head Teacher Forums




Partnerships :

  • Academic support in SSA programs
  • Capacity building support to NGOs


Communication & Engagement (C & E):

  • Block Activity Centers
  • Teacher Excellence Program
  • Youth Engagement Program


In-house course development

  • All Subjects & Education perspectives

Research & Information Center

  • Reference Resources on Socio-economic aspects


Glimpses of our Work




Contact Details and Address


Rajasthan State Institute, Jaipur
413-415, Siddharth Nagar, ‘A’ Block
Airport Terminal-2 Road,
Near Jawahar Circle (Opposite Hotel Nangi’s Pride),
Jaipur-302017,
Rajasthan
Phone: 91 141 2725167/68
Fax: 91 141 2725769

Email:gautam@azimpremjifoundation.org