Telangana Socio-Economic Outlook 2018
Among the 31 districts of Telangana, 26 have literacy rates below the State average of 66.54 percent. According to the ‘Telangana Socio-Economic Outlook 2018’ report released by the government, Hyderabad tops in literacy rate with 83.2 per cent, while Jogulamba Gadwal district stands at the bottom with 49.9 per cent literacy. The literacy levels in the districts of Hyderabad, Medchal-Malkajgiri, Warangal Urban, Ranga Reddy and Karimnagar are above the State average. The government is putting serious efforts in those 26 districts with low literacy rates to bring them on a par with other districts, the report said. Based on the 2011 Census, the literacy rates were mapped as per the newly reorganised 584 mandals in the State. Sixty-three mandals out of the 584 have higher literacy rates than the national average of 72.98 per cent. A total of 112 mandals have higher literacy rates than the State average.