ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Is Schooling for the Poor on the Government Agenda?

While elementary education, its availability and distribution have shown an improvement in recent years, vast sections such as the poor, girls in rural areas, tribals and some among the scheduled castes remain out of its reach. The new government needs to review existing centrally-assisted programmes to ensure that region- and context-specific issues are highlighted, more particularly that such schemes are tailored to meet the varying needs of a vast and complex country.

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