Learning losses, widening learning inequities, compromised children’s nutrition and health, and, mental and psychological well-being and safety of children have emerged as main areas of concern as a consequence of Covid-19. It is imperative that further disruption to the lives of children is minimized, while keeping them and their caregivers…
This policy note identifies the current and potential challenges for the education sector in the wake of the pandemic in India and looks at what the major responses of the government have been. It also discusses some crucial aspects of the outlook for public school education in India.
Life in the time of Covid-19: Mapping the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of school going children especially girls in India
This study reveals that there has been a violation of the right to education and high potential of widening disparities in education. In particular, the gendered impact of the pandemic may reverse the gains made in gender parity in education and empowerment unless addressed comprehensively.
Just two taxes – on wealth and inheritance – can easily garner an estimated Rs 15 lakh crore needed to finance additional welfare expenditure.