AP’s teen girls rank above national average in pursuing education: Survey

The percentage of teenage girls pursuing education in the age group of 13 to 19 years is more than the national average of 80.6 per cent, according to the findings of a sample survey conducted by Teen Age Girls (TAG). The TAG survey covered 74,000 teenage girls in more than 600 districts across 30 States.  
The TAG report focuses on data whether 5.4 million teenage girls in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have access to clean drinking water and sanitation among others. The survey findings have been used to prepare a TAG Index, comparing the performance of each State on the status of its teenage girls for policymakers, researchers and activists.
According to the TAG report, about  96.6 per cent of teenage girls in the State