The embarrasing situation of education in the country is no secret. Some data has now divised the states which perform the worst in secondary education. The as of late discharged Socio Economic and Caste Census, 2011, directed by the rustic advancement service, has positioned West Bengal among the most noticeably awful states in the nation in auxiliary and higher optional training.
In spite of the fact that West Bengal runs near to the national normal in essential and mid-level training, the review shows that the state has neglected to pull in these students to more elevated amount of instruction.
The state figured out how to get the twelfth and eleventh positions in essential and mid-level instruction separately. In any case, it was sectioned among the last five conditions of the nation in auxiliary and higher optional instruction.
The state figured out how to get the 33rd position among 36 states at optional level with just 6.85%. This was far underneath the national normal where 9.57 out of each 100 children go to optional school.
The state was simply above Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan at optional level.
At the higher optional level, the state positioned simply above Tripura and Mizoram, with 3.46%. The national normal at higher optional level was 5.41%.
At the graduation level, the state remained at 2.76%, while the national normal was 3.45%.
Humanist and previous Presidency College instructor Prasanta Ray termed the circumstance to be "exceptionally characteristic".
"The state has constantly neglected to help students through their scholastic vocation on the grounds that there are not really any guarantees toward the end of the profession. The students think that its more lucrative to get into any calling to win cash. They like to work in the fields, instead of go to schools. Through different plans, the administration has guaranteed that students go to grade schools. They will need to do likewise for auxiliary and higher optional students," he said.
Be that as it may, market analyst Abhirup Sarkar varied.
He remarked, "Prior, there were not really any schools and colleges in the different corners of the state. Accordingly, students needed to come to Kolkata for advanced education. Not all students could manage the cost of this. Normally, the dropout rate was high. The Mamata Banerjee government is attempting to grow the training framework by building up more schools, schools and colleges in the areas. You have to give it some more opportunity to see the outcomes."
The review additionally specified that asking was the primary wellspring of pay for 1.26% of the country family units in Bengal. This is significantly higher than the national normal of 0.37%. Among 1, 57,56,852 rustic family units in the state, the principle wellspring of salary for 1,97,818 families is asking. In asking, Bengal was trailed by Assam (0.70%) and Odisha (0.63%).
The review is the first of its kind in the nation, which was led to produce data on countless and monetary pointers identifying with family units the nation over. It was discharged in New Delhi around two weeks prior.