Nagaland records highest school dropouts in India

Nagaland records highest school dropouts in India
 As per survey conducted by the World Bank, the student dropout rate in Nagaland’s upper primary (VI-VIII) and the secondary (IX-X) class stood at 17.7 per cent and 35.1 per cent respectively.

The student dropout rate in Nagaland’s primary schools, in Grades I-V, stood at 19.4%four times above the national average of 4.3%, making it the state with highest school dropout rate in the country.

This data was presented by Community Avenue Network (CAN) Youth of Nagaland Chief Functionary Jenpu Rongmei during the launching programme of “My Scholarship Foundation” at Tourist Lodge in Dimapur.