The Status of Education in India
Updated: Aug 12, 2019
Authored by: SPRF Research Team
India has the third largest education sector in the world, with a market share of $91.7 Billion. Over the past decade, the number of schools, colleges and universities has seen a substantial increase. The Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, has further assisted in bringing primary education to far flung regions of this vast country, and to marginalised communities who previously may not have access to the same. Moreover, in 2018, the government invested 100,000 crore to better the quality of higher education over the next four years. However, given the sheer size of the nation, as well as of the sector itself, education in India faces numerous challenges.
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