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Intn'l Literature Day: Kerala is the most literate state in India with 96.2%
Intn'l Literature Day: Kerala is the most literate state in India with 96.2%

The literacy of any country depicts its growth rate. International Literacy Day is observed on September 8 every year to highlight the importance of literacy and raise awareness for literacy problems. As per a report based on National Statistical Office (NSO) survey, Kerala, with 96.2% literacy, has once again appeared as the most literate state in India, while Andhra Pradesh highlighted at the bottom with a rate of 66.4%.

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This time, International Literacy Day (ILD) 2020 will converge on 'Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond' with a focus on the performance of educators and changing pedagogies. The theme will highlight literacy learning from a lifelong learning perspective and therefore mainly focus on youth and adults. With 96.2% literacy, Kerala, once again, emerged as the most literate state in the country, while Andhra Pradesh featured at the bottom with a rate of 66.4%, showed a report based on National Statistical Office (NSO) survey.

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According to the study, after Kerala, Delhi has the best literacy rate at 88.7%, followed by Uttarkhand's 87.6%, Himachal Pradesh's 86.6%, and Assam's at 85.9%. On the other hand, Rajasthan is the second-worst performer with a literacy rate of 69.7%, followed by Bihar at 70.9%, Telangana at 72.8%, Uttar Pradesh at 73%, and Madhya Pradesh at 73.7%. 

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