Vol. 10, Special Issue 7 (2021)
Computer literacy skills among adolescent girls of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGBVs) of Telangana and Jharkhand state
Pretty Rani, Dr. R Geetha Reddy, Dr. M Preethi, Dr. P Sreedevi and Dr. D Srinivasa Chary
Adolescent age is the transition phase of growth and development between childhood and adulthood. It is a distinctive developmental stage of life. This age group is unique in terms of their intellectual, social, emotional and physical development. The present investigation was carried out in Ranga Reddy district of Telangana and Ranchi district of Jharkhand state to study the computer literacy skills of KGBV adolescent girls. The sample size comprised of 240 adolescent girls who were selected by random sampling technique i.e. 120 each from Telangana and Jharkhand state. The data were collected from the respondents by using pre tested interview schedule through personal interview. Questionnaire developed by Jeong Baeson (2008) was used with suitable modification to study computer literacy skills among the adolescent girls. The data illustrates that among the respondents of Telangana state majority of respondents i.e. 91.66 percent had low level of computer literacy skills, followed by 8.33 percent with medium levels computer literacy skills. Similarly, in the state of Jharkhand majority 79.58 percent had low level of computer literacy skills, followed by 9.16 percent with medium level of computer literacy and skills and a small percent 2.59 with high levels of computer literacy skills.
How to cite this article:
Pretty Rani, Dr. R Geetha Reddy, Dr. M Preethi, Dr. P Sreedevi and Dr. D Srinivasa Chary. Computer literacy skills among adolescent girls of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGBVs) of Telangana and Jharkhand state. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(7S): 233-236.