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. The program highlights the challenges of current education system in India and captures some recommendations for New Education Policy that the Ministry of Human Resource, Government of India is working on and plans to come up with first draft by December 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. Jeevika has done everything we could to communicate that to the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting to reconsider, but unfortunately the request was still denied. It seems that they have opted to steer clear of the beef issue altogether, as the issue is creating conflict these days.
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. The paper argues for the model on the basis of school choice and decentralized school administration, which would result in schools competing to be efficient in spending to attract/maintain students.
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.
Street vendors’ rights to carry on their trade in public spaces, has been the subject matter of debate and discussion in India for a very long time. A study was undertaken to analyse this aspect and answer some key questions pertaining to the gradual changes that occurred in the overall concept of property rights in India.
This monograph explores how principles of business management can be applied to the field of public administration, thereby increasing accountability, transparency and efficiency in government functioning.
Who has what degree of voice and choice in our current education system? Independent learning achievement surveys such as the ASER 2014 or PISA show that learning outcomes are very low in India, especially when compared with global standards.