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which was targeted by Kothari Commission way back in 1968)).
• Outcomes are about measuring increased percentage of student enrolment, fall in the dropout rates, rise in the literacy rate and finally the effects of these on the growth of the nation
as a whole. Though there is no yardstick to measure the impact but it would certainly help
us craft better policies for the nation and execute them as well. Gauging the extent of
behavioural change inculcated among the citizens is an intricate task but observing the
changes in their actions on a greater scale can be employed as a litmus test. Conclusion
Considering the fact that “The Kothari Commission (1964–66)” was the last commission set
up on education there is a need for establishing a new Education Commission for deliberating
on the emerging perspectives in the changing global context. Secondly, we need to initiate a
productive collaboration between government and civil society organisations to implement
durable strategies for universal literacy and mass education. Thirdly, we need to improve our
primary and secondary education system so as to help more number of children reach a stage
where they can acquire higher education which has no doubt grown considerably in India.
Lastly, we need to commit ourselves to a more holistic education which encourages social
responsibility and sustainability in the daily lives.
Education is certainly an “Opportunity” for the “YOUNG” India if delivered responsibly and
equally to all the strata of society. A new revived education system should be introduced employees which constitute the majority of Indian working class. Page professional knowledge and skills with a special focus on labour markets and low-wage 8 which focuses on equitable, inclusive and sustainable growth along with provision of References:
1. Report to the People on Education, 2009-2010, Ministry of Human Resource
2. The Real Wealth of Nations: Pathways to Human Development, Human Development
Report 2010, United Nations Development Program
3. Towards Faster and More Inclusive Growth:...
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