Recipe for 100% digital literacy before 20212 min read 01 Oct 2012, 12:17 AM IST
According to some estimates, computer literacy is just 6.5%. We still have less than 10% Internet penetration
Traditionally, literacy means the ability to read and write. By that measure, a fourth of India’s population is illiterate, according to the 2011 census. If, however, we look at functional literacy, one that extends beyond the ability of rudimentary reading and affixing a signature to paper, my personal experience says close to 40% of our people are functionally illiterate.
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