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

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Health- Mirage of Health for All

Education Shared Objective THE manner in which the Central government has gone about the business of framing a 'new1 education policy for the country has been peculiar, to say the least, Indeed it is clear in retrospect that the whole notion of framing a policy after public debate and discussion all over the country was a cover for the Prime Minister and his close circle of advisers to push through some schemes dear to their hearts. The national open university, named after Indira Gandhi, was thus launched last year before any discussion had taken place on the government's 'Challenge of Education' document. More important, the government has gone ahead with the very much more controversial scheme for starting model schools, now formally christened Navodaya Vidyalayas, all over the country, though the promised education policy has still to be presented to parliament.

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