Carrying the ideas of NEP to execution

In fields like education and health care, there is a tension between government as producer versus government as regulator versus government as funder. The New Education Policy (NEP) makes a beginning in proposing a separation between these “pillars of intervention”. A lot of mainstream knowledge in the field of state capacity and regulation in India can be applied to constructing capable regulatory organisations. When performance is demanded out of a school, and when government resourcing goes into a child, there should be equal treatment between a government school and a private .....

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