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School Drop-Out Rate Decreasing Across All Levels: Centre In Lok Sabha

Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said this in reply to a written question on whether there was an increase in school drop-out numbers in view of the outbreak of COVID-19.

The school drop-out rate is continuously decreasing at all levels of education, according to minister.
The school drop-out rate is continuously decreasing at all levels of education, according to minister.

New Delhi: The school drop-out rate is continuously decreasing in the country at all levels of education, including primary, upper primary and secondary, the government informed Lok Sabha on Friday.

Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said this in reply to a written question on whether there was an increase in school drop-out numbers in view of the outbreak of COVID-19.

“According to information furnished by the Department of School Education and Literacy (Ministry of Education), the drop-out rate is continuously decreasing at all levels of education including Primary, Upper Primary and Secondary,” she said.

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