ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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De facto Privatisation in Education and Populist Budgets

This article examines de facto privatisation and populist budgets of the central and Delhi state governments. The delay in releasing grants to 12 constituent colleges of the University of Delhi shows a correspondence between privatisation and populism in implementing the National Education Policy 2020, thus resulting in socio-economic inequality and a delay in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4, namely quality and inclusive education for all.

De Facto Privatisation in Indian Public Higher Education

The National Democratic Alliance government has maintained continuity with its predecessor when it comes to education policy. Privatisation has remained the government's credo. Though it scrapped the Four Year Undergraduate Programme, the NDA government's Choice Based Credit System too was designed to foster privatisation of education.
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