Status and Development of Women Education
The tribal population in India consists of 8.8 per cent as per census 1991. Large majority of the tribal people live in comparatively remote areas, which were not easily accessible till recent past. Although, the communication system has improved a lot in these areas, yet there are still some villages, which are not easily accessible. Arunachal Pradesh is one of such tribal area in the North-Eastern part of India. These tribal communities have different dialects, different religion and different cultures. Even within the tribal communities there is a large degree of variation in all aspects from tribe to tribe and area to area. Differences are also found in educational development and educational problems area wise, tribe wise. This book is an outcome of research study on girls’ education in different districts of Arunachal Pradesh. It deals with issues like: wastage, stagnation and problems faced by girl students at different school level in Arunachal Pradesh.
Dr. (Mrs.) Kesang Degi, (b. 1975) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. She has eighteen research articles mostly on women education in different journals and books to her credit. She has participated and presented papers in twenty National and International Seminars in India and Abroad. She has also completed two major projects and three minor projects, sponsored by UGC and Government of Arunachal Pradesh. At present she is a member of Advisory Committee, Minority Cell, NCERT, New Delhi.
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