Source: Hindustan Times
According to the report of ‘Household Social Consumption: Education in India as part of 75th round of National Sample Survey - from July 2017 to June 2018’, that provides state-wise detail for literacy rate. Just after Kerala, Delhi has a literacy rate of 88.7%.
Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister of the state, Manish Sisodia complimented the education team of his government on Monday after Delhi was ranked the 2nd best in India in literacy rate.
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He tweeted, “Delhi ranks 2nd best in country in literacy rate. Congrats #TeamEducation Delhi. We will keep striving to reach 100%. Reducing stress should be highest priority. A suicide every hour is unacceptable! Initiatives like @HappinessDelhi are need of the hour & must be adopted widely."