These Facts you should know about Illiteracy in India


Every issue that our society faces is like a link of a chain. Each issue is connected to another, either directly or indirectly. The chain of issues in this society that we live in, the strongest link of that chain is illiteracy. Illiteracy is the mother of all issues as it gives birth to many other issues like poverty, unemployment, child labour, female foeticide, population burst and many more.

Below are some facts we must all know about India’s standing on the literacy chart:

illiterate adults in India are women

68% of total illiterate adults in India are women. [ Join: Women Empowerment NGO in India ]

children in India don’t attend school

84 Million children in India don’t attend school. [ Join: Child Education NGO in India ]

children are forced to earn livelihood

About 78 lakh children are forced to earn livelihood even as they attend schools. [ Join: NGO Working for Child Education ]

out of school children in India are girls

1/2 of the out of school children in India are girls. In the next census they will be calculated as illiterate women, which would then have a ripple effect on the education of their children.

illiterate adults

India has the largest population of illiterate adults at 287 million (37% of the global total). China, the second on the list has just 54 million. (via: UNESCO).

female literacy

India is ranked 123rd out of 135 countries in female literacy rate.

illiterate population in India

The illiterate population in India is four times the total population of France.

Not only the government or NGO in India, but every educated individual needs to accept the eradication of illiteracy as a personal mission. Small efforts on your part can make a big contribution in eradicating the menace. Mission Education is one of the initiatives, whose aim is to provide education to out-of-school and the poorest of the poor children across India. In the last 10 years, over 200,000 children have been provided education directly under this initiative.

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Non Governmental Organizations in India


Lex Alliance Foundation, founded 2 years ago, is an NGO in Delhi (NCR), India, comprises people from all areas of Delhi-NCR. Our mission is betterment of the underprivileged across the country, especially women and children. Our NGO, running in Delhi-NCR, works for people living in slums or the rural population and the ones who are limited by a low status in society in the areas of social, economic, domestic, personal and cultural development.

Non Governmental Organizations in India

Along with existing development strategies of other NGO in Delhi, our NGO has emphasized alternative approaches to other values and means like access to education, quality health care, legal aid, etc.

Non Governmental Organizations in India

We aim at strengthening the foundation of our country by providing free education to the children living in slum along with free health camps including complete health check-up and enlightening the guardians on better health prospects.

Non Governmental Organizations in India

There are many NGOs in India working for the upliftment of society and one such NGO is Lex Alliance Foundation. We are one of the top NGOs in Delhi- NCR and India and our team targets every section of society that is left behind from the mainstream of the society. We aim to strengthen the less-privileged by providing them counseling on various aspects of life viz., legal awareness, skill development, etc.

Non Governmental Organizations in India

In the current scenario of India, the elites are playing a vital role in supporting and promoting the work done by the non-governmental organizations. NGOs in India are contributing significantly in India’s campaign to become a poverty-free nation. We do our bit by providing free education to children living in slum areas, organizing skill development courses for the needy, training them to earn a stable livelihood and, thus, work as bridge between the persons who are needy and the persons who are in the capacity of fulfilling their needs.

Non Governmental Organizations in India

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