Literacy and Regional Gender Disparity of Rohilkhand Region in Uttar Pradesh | Original Article
The role of education has been considered as the single most important means for the individuals for bringing about socio-economic advancement through enlarging their available set of opportunities and choices, which provides sustained improvement in well being. Education is indispensable to the economic health of a good society. This is the most essential prerequisite for individual empowerment as well as the socio-economic and cultural development of the nation. It cannot be denied that education is the best way to improve the health condition and the changes in mental status of women as well as for the social and economic advancement of the society. Education can improve the female condition and helpful for them to realize that they are an active and equal member of the society. They can play an important role in decision making and development process for nation building. Without gender development and their active role in the society the nation cannot achieve true, realistic and faster development. Historically the education system was male mould and female should be treated inferior than male in developing society. And this disparity between sexes has therefore its origin from a very long past. The main aim of the present paper is to examine the gender differentials in education in Rohilkhand Region, of Uttar Pradesh state. The study is a descriptive survey based on both primary and secondary data.