Literacy is a sensitive indicator of cultural advancement of an area. It develops the personality and rationality of individuals, qualifies them to fulfill certain economic, political and cultural functions and, thereby, plays an active part in the socio-economic transformation of a society. According to the 2011, Census of India, Literacy has been defined as “A person aged seven and above, who can both read and write with understanding in any language, is treated as literate”. Lack of literacy breaks the economic, political and all development process of that society or a region. Therefore, present study is focus on identifying spatio-temporal pattern of literacy in Ahmednagar District. This study is to examine the tahsil-wise decadal literacy rate of Ahmednagar District during 1991 to 2011. Ahmednagar District is socio-economically one of the developed districts in Maharashtra. It has attained a relatively good position in literacy as compared to other districts of Maharashtra in 2011 i.e. Beed, Dhule, Jalna, Latur, Nanded, Parbhani, Osmanabad, Solapur and Nandurbar Districts.
Navnath Wayal et al.2016, Identifying Spatio-Temporal Pattern of Literacy In Ahmednagar District. Int J Recent Sci Res. 7(12), pp. 14664-14669.