Schools with Computers in Odisha

Although according to the Right to Education Act, every school must have computers, the national average stands at just 27.2%, says U-DISE 2016-17 data.

Odisha fares even much lower, with the average percentage of schools with computers at 15.6%.

With a percentage of 28.3%, the highest performing district in the state is Khurda. Nabarangpur is the lowest performing district with a percentage of 7.9%.

Fourteen districts fare better than the state average, and they are Baleswar, Bhadrak, Kendujhar, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Angul, Jajpur, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Khorda, Puri, Nayagarh, Sambalpur and Kendrapara.

Sixteen districts are subpar compared to the state average and they are Mayurbhanj, Sundergarh, Bargarh, Subarnapur, Baudh, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Balangir, Nuapada, Kalahandi, Rayagada, Gajapati, Koraput, Nabarangapur, Malakanigiri and Dhenkanal.

With a percentage between 7.9% and 13.3%, the high deprived districts are Malkanigiri, Nabarangapur, Kalahandi, Rayagada, Gajapati, Puri, Balangir, Mayurbhanj and Sundargarh.

With a percentage between 13.4% and 16.9%, the moderate deprived districts are Koraput, Nuapada, Ganjam, Dhenkanal, Baudh, Subarnapur, Bargarh, Sambalpur and Kendujhar.

With a percentage between 17% and 28.3%, the low deprived states are Kendrapara, Baleshwar, Jagatsinghpur, Khorda, Cuttack, Jajpur, Angul, Debagarh and Nayagarh.

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