The debates and deliberations on the reforms in education and what must be done for the same tend to somehow get glued to the Higher Education alone. However, any serious attempt to harness the benefits of ‘demographic dividend’ has to start acting with larger emphasis on the Primary and Secondary education. When Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar interacted with the representatives of Organiser Nishant Kr Azad and Shaan Kashyap, he talked about his efforts and vision to transform the face of education in the country
Your Ministry took up this largest ever sample survey called the National Achievement Survey to evaluate the performance of Class III, V and VIII students. However, the findings in the survey reflect a sorry state of affairs under the Right to Education (RTE). What is your reaction?
Your Ministry fulfilled its one of key BJP manifesto promises in educational reforms by going ahead to grant the autonomy to Higher Education institutions. Why was it significant?