Opinion | New education policy misses a critical chance to address inequalities in system2 min read 12 Jun 2019, 01:20 AM IST
It’s unclear what would be done to ensure that the resources needed will be allotted
The draft National Education Policy (NEP), 2019, is full of provisions that many in the education sector have been desperate to see for decades. The conferring of the Right to Education to children under six and above 14, doubling of the overall financial allocation to education and strengthening the teaching profession bring cheer. However, many of the policy’s omissions and contradictions, combined with the previous track record of central and state governments in implementing existing education policies, diminish this hope.
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