The Bill seeks to expand access to elementary education by a) increasing the number of state schools, and b) leveraging the 25% reservation of seats in all private schools. The Bill expects the private sector to discharge the constitutional obligation of the state while having no binding duties for the state. The analyses expose the weaknesses of the Bill, as well as the ambiguity that relaxes the state from accountability and compliance with standardised norms.
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Setting up the Sentinel: Agency Design of the Law Commission of India A brief that reviews the Law Commission’s present structure, highlights areas for improvement, and proposes a way forward to reengineer the institution