Education
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Without education , there remains to be no difference between man and animal , though animals and other creatures have anticipation of future events . From time immemorial , the art and education of Aurangabad has achieved the glory of being the centre of culture .

Pratikutdheyanam Nagaram “ is that very Peeru village of the Aurangabad district where the composer of the world –famous book, “Qadambari “ Banbhatt ever lived . Whether it may be the medieval Gurukul System or the educational institutions of Mughal and British Rule , their presence has been constantly in vogue in this district . Even to- day, we can see the Sanskrit School and Madarsa established in 1914-15 in function , which present a unique example of communal harmony , adorning themselves at the same place .

The Gait High School, now known as Anugrah Inter School , Aurangabad established in 1917 was the only High School of the whole Aurangabad Subdivision of that time . In the decade of 1930 High Schools were established in the headquarters of 03-04 police - satations . Sachidanand Sinha Middle School eatablished in 1944 has achieved the glory of being the first college of the Magadh University . Prior to the very achievement of independence, various Primary and Middle Schools had been bearing the obligations of imparting education in this district . Various Primary, Middle and Basic Schools were established in this district under E.I.P. started in 1955.

All Primary and Middle Schools conducted by various administrative units from 1917 to 1975 were taken over and nationalized. Operation Black Board was started aiming at qualitative reform of education in 1986 -88. Under this scheme, educational materials, Audio-visual materials were supplied . Under the eighth financial planning one by one teachers’ residence and latrines ware built for several schools.” School Chalo Abhiyan “was conducted with a view to hundred percent admission under the universalisation scheme of education in 1992 , in which hopeful success was achieved with a view to connect the guardians with the educational institutions and bring about qualitative changes in the work –system of schools in 2000.

At present district public Education officer is in function for the educational task in the district who was the in charge of the informal education system prior to this as stated above. School education system is also in its formation in addition to the headmaster of the school on primary school level, which is considered to be a fine achievement in the field of universalisation. Educational institutions:-Various educational institutions have been shown by the following table - Literacy rate:- In order to achieve the objectives of total literacy, original works have been done in this district. For adult literacy in the district, adult literacy programme was started in the year 1981-82, which ran till 1991-92. For the achievement of this very goal, the India government gave acceptance to the total literacy programme in the district in 1993. This programme has fully contributed to add to the rate of literacy. As per 2001 census, the number of literate persons in the Aurangabad district is 11,52,852 (57.50 percent), among which there are 7,45,641 (71.00 percent) Males and 4,07,453 (42.09 percent) females.

After the census of 1981, persons of seven years or more than that began to be placed in the category of literacy and illiteracy. On the basis of 2001 census, the position of the district is fifth in relation to literacy in comparison to the total population of Bihar. On the Basis of calculation, there has been felt the proportion of a literate female for every two literate males. In proportion to the year 1991 there has been 10 percent increase in the literacy rate of the state, which is still fewer in proportion to the All India average rate 65.38 percent. In proportion to the average literacy rate 47.53 percent of the state, the literacy rate of district is more.

In proportion to the total literacy rate 57.50 percent of the district, the literacy rate of the Aurangabad block is 68.23 percent, which is sufficient. There is the need of special attention for female literacy