Education

Privatisation push

Print edition : July 05, 2019

At an anganwadi centre in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh. Photo: T. Vijaya Kumar

K. Kasturirangan, former ISRO Chairman. He led the drafting committee for the New Education Policy. Photo: K. BHAGYA PRAKASH

Children at a rural school in Ballari district. Photo: K. Murali Kumar

Prakash Javadekar, former HRD Minister. Photo: V. Sudershan

The draft of the new education policy speaks of making education universally accessible but pulls back on the issue of public investment and pushes for alternative models in school education and a greater role for the private sector in higher education.
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