Inadequate Funding for Elementary Education

  • Jandhyala B. G. Tilak


Public financing of education is a State responsibility and the contribution of external aid or private sector is negligible and also not desirable. The attention education sector has received in recent years is clearly reflected in sheer decline in financial allocations in proportion of national income or total budgetary resources. The chapter analyses the sorry state of affairs, while emphasising that for comprehensive economic, social and human development there is no alternative to State fulfilling its duty towards adequately financing education.


Right to Education Bill Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Midday meal Budgetary allocations Plan and non-plan expenditure Externalities Market failures Tapas Majumdar Committee 


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  • Jandhyala B. G. Tilak
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  1. 1.New DelhiIndia

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