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Uttarakhand

Overview

img1Uttarakhand, a state carved out from hill regions of Uttar Pradesh in 2000, is 27th state of India located in the northern part of India. In 2007, the name of the state was officially changed from Uttaranchal, its interim name. It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region on the north, Nepal on the east and the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh to the south, Haryana to the west and Himachal Pradesh to the north-west. The state comprises of 13 districts, 7 in Garhwal region and 6 districts in Kumaon region.

Dehradun is the capital city of the State of Uttarakhand in north India.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org

Facts and Figures


Item Data
# of Districts 13
Population - Decadal Growth (%) 19.17
Child Population (0-6) (%pop. of India) 13,28,844 (0.83%)
Child Population (0-6) (%pop. of State) 13.14
Sex Ratio (Total Population) 963
Sex Ratio (0-6) 886
Literacy (Person) 79.63
Literacy (Male) 88.33
Literacy (Female) 70.70
Population Density 189

Source: 2011 census data


Secondary education of Uttarakhand State



Category Secondary Hr. Secondary Intermediate inter college Degree College with +2 Level PG College with +2 & +3 Total
% Govt. Schools 72.72 62.30 0 0 12.5 66.22
% enrolment in Govt. Schools 66.08 54.45 0 0 22.44 56.21
% Teachers in Govt. Schools 68.36 60.19 0 0 10.23 61.67
% Single Classroom Schools 7.37 0.30 0 0 0 3.16
% single Teacher schools 1.67 1.26 0 0 0 1.42
  • % repeaters in Secondary (8-10)- 9.17
  • % repeaters Higher Secondary (11-12)- 6.67
  • Total repeaters (8-12)- 8.26
  • Transition rate Secondary to higher secondary- 75.87
  • Transition rate Secondary to Higher Secondary (Girls)- 78.41
  • Pupil Teacher Ratio (PTR) Secondary- 19
  • Pupil Teacher Ratio (PTR) Higher Secondary- 21
  • School Classroom Ratio (SCR) Secondary- 58
  • School Classroom Ratio (SCR) Higher Secondary- 45


Source: Provisional data of State report cards of 2010-11

Elementary Data



Source: Report cards of SEMIS for the year 2010-11

  • Share of Govt. Schools- 76.3%
  • Enrolment in Govt. Schools- 57.4%
  • Girls Enrolment- 48%
  • Single Teacher School- 14.5%
  • Pupil Teacher Ratio (PTR) -23
  • Student classroom Ratio (SCR)- 19
  • Average No. of Teachers per School- 3.2
  • Average No. of Teachers per Govt. School- 2.6
  • Female Teachers- 47.7%
  • Enrolment in single teacher schools- 6.3%
  • Retention rate primary- 92.73
  • Transaction rate from primary to upper primary- 95.2
  • Repetition Rate Primary - 5.3
  • Dropout rate primary - 5.8

Our presence in the State



Our State Institute in Uttarkhand is located at Dehradun. The District Institutes in Uttarakhand are located at:



Clicking the respective links will provide more information about these Institutes

Key Programs

Our work is currently focused along three main dimensions:

  • Resource Support and Material Development: Material Development and resource support to various agencies of the State, NGOs and Private Schools in various subjects.
  • Communication and Engagement: Networking with State, NGOs, Youth and Teachers and development of active youth and teachers’ forums
  • Information and Research Centre: Development of Activity Center and Library

Glimpses of Our Work



Contact Details

Address: 53, East Canal Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand Email: archana@azimpremjifoundation.org