Spatial Analysis of Primary Education in Reasi District, Jammu & Kashmir

  • Renu Sharma Department of Geography and Geology Central University of Punjab, Bathinda
  • LTS Guite Department of Geography and Geology Central University of Punjab, Bathinda
Keywords: Primary education, literacy, Spatio-function, Socio-economic, Topography, Reasi and Backwardness.


Study on ‘Educational backwardness’ has become an interesting study among the researchers looking into the factors behind low literacy rate. In this concern, the focus on primary education has become important as it paves the ‘foundation stone’ for all other levels of education. The present paper is an attempt to bridge the gap between physical and human entity for primary education and seeks to find out ‘how space functions with time in relation to primary education; Does the physical arrangement and social setting of Reasi district is effecting the distribution of primary educational facilities. It is an attempt to understand the changing functions of space in relation to primary education, and provides description and interpretation of educational facilities in Reasi district in the context of Jammu division by looking at ‘the pattern of distribution’ and ‘change within temporal attributes’. It also seeks to find out how physical and socio-economic features affect the primary educational facilities in the area.


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