Accordig to the reports of the ASSOCHAM, Punjab has emerged as the top city in terms of growth in number of schools followed by Kerala 5.4 per cent and Jammu and Kashmir 5.3 per cent, while the all India growth remained at 2.5 per cent.
Punjab has seen a growth of about 8 per cent in students enrolment between 2007-2008 and 2013-2014 followed by Haryana 5 pre cent and Gujarat 3 per cent.
The study States Emergence: A comparative analysis of growth and development highighted the student enrolment to grew only 1 per cent CAGR across the country. However, Punjab has recorded higher growth rate of 20 per cent CAGR during the period between 2007-2008 and 2013-2014 due to the increase in the number of teachers during the same time period.
Punjab also stands at fourth position in terms of promoting computer literacy in schools. 52 per cent of schools in the state had computer facility in 2013-14, while Kerala has 93 per cent, Gujarat 73 per cent and Tamil Nadu 54 per cent.