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.