More women from minority communities are opting for higher education

New Delhi, July 29, 2018: There is good news for women all around the nation. Yes, you read it right! According to the All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) report 2017-18, the enrolment of women from minority communities in higher education has increased in many states according to indiatoday.in

STATES WHERE MINORITY WOMEN HAVE RAISED THE BAR OF EDUCATION:
New Delhi
Haryana
Odisha
Chandigarh
Nagaland
The data was released by HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar at the conference of vice-chancellors.

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THE CONFERENCE:
The conference began on July 26
It was a three-day conference
Participants in the conference include vice-chancellors of central universities, state public universities, deemed-to-be universities, state private universities and directors of central institutes.

HAVE A LOOK AT SOME IMPORTANT FACTS!
The numbers seem promising, as around 8, 98,121 Muslim women were enrolled in higher education during 2017-2018, as compared to 8, 22,830 women during 2016-17.

According to the report of a news portal, News18,

In Bihar, the number went up from 64,585 in 2016-17 to 67,841 in 2017-2018
In Jammu and Kashmir, it rose from 57,200 in 2016-17 to 69,561 in 2017-18
Kerala showed a jump from 65,947 to 85,316
Rajasthan saw an increase from 13,909 to 16,276
Uttar Pradesh saw an increase from 1, 58,490 in 2016-17 to 1, 62,990 in 2017-2018

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