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Centre for Civil Society (CCS) and National Independent Schools Alliance (NISA) take great pleasure in inviting you to the 7th School Choice National Conference (SCNC) on 19th December 2015 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi from 9:30am – 6:

Dr Shashi Tharoor to address the conference ‘Liberalism in India’ and pay tribute to the liberal giant, SV Raju. Surjit Bhalla, R Jagannathan, J P Narayan, Jaithirth Rao to present papers on reservations, religious freedom, decentralization.

Lok Sabha TV made a special program in light of the focus of government with regard to the New Education Policy, titled ‘Shiksha Ka Savera’. The program was aired on 06 September 2015.

Out of 19 documentaries one is “Caste on the Menu Card” which has been produced by 5 student filmmakers of Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Mumbai as part of their academic project, months much before the beef ban in Maharashtra.

This remarkable series of essays, edited by Tom G. Palmer and originally published by the Atlas Network, brings together some of the best-thinking individuals on the ethical dimension of markets. The book was translated to Punjabi for dissemination to a wider audience.

The paper examines the current state of funding of school education in India and identifies the inefficiencies and arbitrary nature of allocation of the system and suggests an alternative per-child funding model.

This meta-study has attempted to capture as wide a range of issues related to BPS from learning outcomes and regulations to gender problems and questions of equity while trying to maintain as much geographic coverage as possible at the same time.

CCS completes 18 years of journey on 15 August 2015. On this occasion Gurcharan Das, Member of Board of Trustees of CCS, reflects upon India's journey over the past 68 years as a free nation and stresses on the importance of pro-market economy.