BODL WB provides free education up to higher secondary level, especially to the children belonging to BPL CARD HOLDER & Scheduled Tribes. It was observed that there was an urgent need to reach the STs, socially and educationally disadvantaged classes and other culturally, economically, geographically weaker sections of the society in the State of westbengal

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State at a Glance


West Bengal

India

Description

2011

Approximate Population

9.13 Cores

Actual Population

91,276,115

Male

46,809,027

Female

44,467,088

Population Growth

13.84%

Percentage of total Population

7.54%

Sex Ratio

950

Child Sex Ratio

1,028

Density/km2

2,664

Density/mi2

88,752  

Area (Km2)

34,267  

Total Child Population(0-6 Age)

10,581,466

Male Population (0-6 Age)

5,410,396

Female Population (0-6 Age)

5,171,070

Literacy               

76.26 %

Male Literacy

81.69 %

Female Literacy

70.54 %

Total Literate

61,538,281

Male Literate

33,818,810

Female Literate

27,719,471

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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