Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union Territory in western India. The Union territory having an area of just 487 Sq km. Nagar Haveli is wedged between Maharashtra and Gujarat, whereas Dadra is enclave 1 km surrounded by Gujarat. The shared capital is Silvassa. During colonial period it was ruled by the Portuguese. Official Languages of the UT are English, Gujarati, Hindi, and Marathi.
According to the Census 2011, Dadra & Nagar Haveli has a literacy rate of 77.65% (male literacy rate 86.46% and female literacy rate 65.93%).
There are several top standard schools, colleges and other academic institutions, computer-training institutes, industrial training institutes, polytechnic institutes and other technical training institutes. Government and private run hostels provide accommodations to local and outstation students. Some of the famous schools of the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli are Govt. Higher Secondary School, Prabhat Scholars Academy, St. George English School, Silvassa, Father Agnelo English High School, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, and Lions English School etc. For higher studies some of the well-known colleges in Dadra & Nagar Haveli are SSR College of Science, Commerce & Arts, Dr. B.B.A.Government Polytechnic, Pramukh Swami Institute of Information Technology, Silvassa institute of higher learning, Institute of Hotel Management etc.