Tamil Nadu is the fore front in executing the programme, with the highest literacy rate of 80.3%. This programme is focused on Women Education which has got a major boost after the programme was launched in the year 2009.
How could they do it? Tamil Nadu has encouraged the participation of women by introducing vocational classes across the state. The Survey by the National Council of Educational Research and Training have revealed that Tamil Nadu stood at the top of the elementary education charts.
However, there is no room for complacency as the quality of education leaves a lot to be desired.
By prioritizing the access to higher education, two central universities, 19 state universities and around 30 deemed universities in Tamil Nadu has been extended.
The most inspiring concept of these institutions are their safety, affordable fee structure, scholarships, various opportunities, facilities and infrastructure are attracting students not only from India but abroad too.
Moreover, the Government has come up with few schemes in vision 2023 under the 12th Plan. This in turn envisages a 25% gross enrollment ratio by the year 2023. The main motto is to mould institutions of higher education into great centres of Innovation, Excellence and Research & Development.
The aim also includes to make higher education accessible, equitable, affordable, flexible and of good quality, create strong scientific temper, strengthen Research & Development, promote sports and youth welfare. This will transform the entire state 'TAMIL NADU' as a Global Hub for University Education in India.