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Kerala - A Success Story

Posted February 11, 2014 no picture Shruti Venkat_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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In India, Kerala has the second highest literacy rate after Tripura, being 93.91%. In the 1980s, Kerala with all its coconut and palm trees had a literacy rate almost equal to The United States which had skyscrapers and well-developed industries. Isn't it remarkable? Anthropologist Bill McKibben says "Though Kerala is mostly a land of paddy-covered plains, statistically Kerala stands out as the Mount Everest of social development; there's truly no place like it." Here's wha...