Education In Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is among the top 11 states in India in literacy rates. Hamirpur  is one of the top District in India in literacy. Literacy rates of women is increasing steadily in the state. The education standard of the state is noteworthy as compared to other states in India with several putative educational institutes for higher studies.
The state government is working invariably for preparing plans and projects to enhance the education system. The state government determined to start three nursing colleges to flourish the health system.
There are over 10,000 primary schools, 1,000 secondary schools and more than 1,300 high schools in Himachal. The state government has decided to start up with three major nursing colleges to flourish the health system in the state. In meeting the constitutional obligation to make primary education manditory, Himachal has became the first state in India to make elementary education available to every child. The state has Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Homeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Kumarhatti. Besides that there is Himachal Dental College which is the state's early identified dental institute.