Needed For Indian Schools: Students & Teachers

  The good news for Indian primary school education is that larger Indian states like Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are now building adequate infrastructure for primary and secondary schools.   The bad news is that access to schools is still a major challenge for children as is the availability of teachers, acute in states … Continued

Education Needs New National Policy: BJP’s Gopal Shetty

Gopal Shetty, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Mumbai (North), Maharashtra, feels there is a need for a national policy on education to tackle the issue of high fees in schools. He also says that the responsibility of voters do not end with voting once in five years; they have to ensure that their elected … Continued

Fact Check: Modi Exposes Worrying Data On Bengal Schools

While speaking at a rally in Kolkata recently, Bharatiya Janata Party’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that only 60% schools in West Bengal have toilets for girls while many schools are not even electrified. His question was: how would kids learn computers then?   The West Bengal Government was quick to respond to the … Continued