The Empty Promise of Primary Education in India


In this very month, four years ago, the Right to Education Act was passed. Its intentions, like so much else in our 66-year history, are noble, well-meaning, high minded. The government has also put its money where its ideals are.

As a society, we now acknowledge that every child between the ages of six and 14 has the right to a “free and compulsory education”. But what sort of education are we providing?

[vsw id=”FRxsDt7Irpo” source=”youtube” width=”620″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Comment moderation is enabled. Your comment may take some time to appear.