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Updated January 7th, 2024 at 12:01 IST

THIS STATE knocks out Kerala to bag TOP SPOT in Education Accessibility Ranking

The State of Foundational Literacy and Numeracy in India Report is a joint report published by the EAC-PM (Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister)

Apoorva Shukla
National Education Accessibility Ranking report published
National Education Accessibility Ranking report published | Image: PTI
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Amravati: The state of Andhra Pradesh has surpassed Kerala to secure the top spot in the national education accessibility ranking as per the Foundational Literacy and Numeracy report released by the EAC-PM (Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister). 

Informing about the same, Andhra Pradesh Education Minister Botcha Satyanarayana said on Saturday that the state takes pride in the achievement. "AP govt takes great pride in surpassing Kerala, securing the top spot in national education accessibility," Satyanarayana said in a post on X, formerly Twitter. 

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Andhra Pradesh scored 38.50, outperforming Kerala which scored 36.55, the Andhra Pradesh Education Minister said as he credited the success to the efforts of Andhra CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. "With an impressive score of 38.50, AP outperforms Kerala (36.55) in the Foundational Literacy and Numeracy report released by EAC-PM," Satyanarayana said. 

How is the report prepared? 

The State of Foundational Literacy and Numeracy in India Report is a joint report published by the EAC-PM (Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister), Government of India and Institute for Competitiveness.

It ranks states based on basic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. Foundational Literacy and Numeracy is the ability to read and understand a basic text and perform simple mathematical calculations by the end of grade 3. 

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(With inputs from ANI) 

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Published January 7th, 2024 at 11:28 IST

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