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Apr 11, 2017
India's great education challenge: Low attendance, high rate of dropouts plague rural schoolsAround 3.5% of children between the ages of 11 and 14 years, and 13.5% between the ages of 15 and 16 years were dropouts, while over 25% of children in grades I to VIII were absent from school on the day a team visited the school. These are the findings of the 2016 Annual States of Education Report (ASER) survey, a household survey of schooling and learning levels in rural India. The survey included over 560,000 children between three and 16 years, in 589 districts of India.
Oct 20, 2015
Bloom and gloom: Under Nitish, Bihar’s economy has pockets of brightness amidst huge areas of darknessNitish Kumar claimed that Bihar grew much faster than Modi’s Gujarat model.
Aug 20, 2015
The Bimaru debate: Bihar is lucky, but UP, MP and Rajasthan too need Modi's attentionIn retrospect, Bihar is lucky that it is in the middle of an election that has forced PM Modi to woo its voters with a special package. The other Bimaru states should consider themselves unlucky. Going by the available data, Rajasthan, MP and UP deserve every paisa of the help promised to Bihar for being almost at par on the social and economic ladder.