Reviving the interest of girl school dropouts in reading, writing and arithmetic is no mean task. But Mahila Shiksha Kendra residential schools have started making a difference in Uttarakhand.
Not far from a small village in Purola block in Uttarakashi district, the Mahila Shiksha Kendra residential schools are bustling with activity. Here, girls below 14 years are learning basics of mathematics.
Schools like these have begun to dot the landscape of Uttarakhand, spreading the light of education among disadvantaged girls.
These schools run by Mahila Samakhya have proved successful in reducing the school dropout rate among girls students. The schools are functioning at Kotdwar, Nainital (Bhawali), Nanakmata (Sitarganj), Champawat, Bhoradi (Tehri) and Purola (Uttarkashi).
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