ISBN 9789351280583,Poor Students: Market-Oriented Education Reforms

Poor Students: Market-Oriented Education Reforms


K.Ravi Kumar



Kalpaz Publications

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789351280583

ISBN-10 9351280586


Edition 2014
Number of Pages 327 Pages
Language (English)

Social issues

Lang- English, Subject- Education, Inequality in India's educational attainment, is increasing at a faster rate since, independence. Poor household, weaker, sections, tribal societies and backward, regions are left-out in this educational, development. However, rich and elite, students are getting high quality education in, private sectors educational institutions or in, foreign universities abroad., Quality and cost of education services are, influenced by many factors which are beyond, the boundaries of educational institutions., I n d i a ' s i n e q u a l i t y i n e d u c a t i o n a l, development has been fueled by colonial, administrative error and this led to education, market failures, especially in educationally, deprived regions., Erstwhile Zamindari areas and scheduled, districts are still educationally deprived., Socialist model of economic development, ruined the economy, since 1991, India's, economy adopted market driven economy, but marketisation has not happened in, education sector. RTE 2009, well intended, legislation, is spoiling India's school, education system, especially public, education service due to faulty design and, lack of marketisation of education sector in, the today's market driven economy., This inte-disciplinay book analyses the, reasons for this inequality in equity, quantity, and quality of education on the basis of grssroot, level experience and field survey. This, b o o k i n t r o d u c e s t h e c o n c e p t o f, marketisation of education service to reform, India's education system. K. Ravi Kumar is an officer in the Indian Administrative Service of Jharkhand cadre. He did his Bachelor of Engineering at M.S. University, Tirunelveli, Master of Business Laws at National Law School of India University, Bangalore and presently, pursuing his Ph.D at Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram, Tamil Nadu. He worked at private sector in power generation and then moved to Army Headquarters and Ordnance Factories, Ministry of Defence,