Madhya Pradesh is the second largest state of India, accounting for 9.3% of India's geographical area. Widely dispersed habitations, particularly in hills and tribal areas, make delivery of services, including education, difficult. A large number of Teacher Education Institutes (Govt.-54, 350 Private) are available in the state.
Literacy Rate: 70.63% (80.5 % male and 60% female)
The sex ratio in Madhya Pradesh which was 919 in 2001 has increased by 12 points to 931 in 2011. In rural areas the sex ratio has increased from 927 to 936, an increase of 9 points. The corresponding increase in urban areas has been 20 points from 898 to 918.
|Child sex ratio in age group 0-6||
Child sex ratio in age group of 0-6 year is now 918 as compared to 932 in 2001.
|ST, SC Population in the State||
STs Population: 20.27% (~ 40 % of India’s tribal population)SCs Population: 15.17%
Source: Census 2011
|Availability of Schools||
|Girl Child Education||
In 6-11 year age group, gender gap is 6.38 %
|Availability of Teachers||
Total no. of teachers: 2.67 lakhs
|Pupil Teacher Ratio||PS: 33 UPS: 34|
Boys Grade I-VIII: 51.16 %
Own Buildings: 91.2 %
Azim Premji Foundation's State Institute in Madhya Pradesh is located in Bhopal. Some key programs include