Poor Education Conditions in India Continue

Posted by RalphJBaskerville
June 6, 2017

The problems with the educational system in India did not withdraw. Regardless of the new course of the government, the attempts seem to be totally ineffective. It is simply impossible to talk about the enhancement of the quality of education when there are no sufficient funds for the schools of India.

The government and the RTE Act were to establish a universal access, which would be capable of providing elementary schools with necessary funds. It is impossible to express any hopes concerning higher education when there are such problems with the initial stages of education. 68% of the budget appointed for school education. The general allocation is 3.12 per cent of GDP (gross domestic product). The value of India placed for goods and services is actually miserable.  In the year 1966, the percentage was 6% of GDP. Nonetheless, the current percentage is much low than 3%.

Such policy is dissatisfying. Under the condition, the initiative of 1966 was followed the percentage of GDP would have been by now more than 7% per capita. The situation is terrifying. The evidence of that may be found even in the example of private schools. The privatization of education was huge in course of the last 20 years. Though the cost of education at a private school is much higher, many poor families did all they could to give their children the opportunity to attend private schools. The conditions at private schools are much better than at state institutions.

Facing such difficulties, students are able to count on any help from other resources. The matter is referred to traditional assignment help and other kinds of help from various online resources, which are so popular in the U.S.A., U.K., Western Europe and other developed regions of the world. The Indian students can hardly afford an education at a common school with almost no facilities.

Public Financing of School Education in India studied the current situation. Two-thirds of the budget is spent on education. Education requires an immediate and sufficient enhancement. The study made allowances for a spending percentage per student at schools. The results are close to critical.

Due to the insufficiency of funding, schools can afford to hire only low qualified teachers, do not have resources to invest in teacher training programs, learning materials and have no possibility to improve the level of physical infrastructure. There are definite regions where the education quality strongly differs from the rest. If considering the most prosperous schools, the average range per student during one year should be Rs 32,000. Unfortunately, this will not be possible for many a year.

It’s not even possible to make some predictions about when the situation would be improved because the political commitments do not fulfill their duties. Their strategies are useless and it seems that little do they care about such awful condition of state education. Budget allocations are doing all they can in order to bring their resources to the maximal level. Nonetheless, the Union government is that stumbling stone, which does not add the fair share. Only the real desire and effective action of both sides are in force to improve the general condition of education.