Shrushti x PWB
When Shyam Sundar Bhatt started…
Shrushti Seva Samiti in 1994, he knew creating more accessible education for women living in rural Rajasthan, India would be a massive undertaking, but as a former teacher, writer, headmaster, and NGO director, nobody had a better vision for success.
Despite being the 7th largest state in population, Rajasthan has the lowest female literacy rate in India: a mere 52%. In the rural areas of the state, one can place the blame of a low literacy rate on the diversity of dialect spoken in the region but polls suggests that as enrollment in public school declines, children who can read at least some words in Hindi declined from 80% in 2010 to 56% in 2014.