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

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Combining Moral Commitment with Pragmatism-Ashok Mitra Commission on Education

Combining Moral Commitment with Pragmatism Ashok Mitra Commission on Education Amrik Singh WHEN in August 1991, the West Bengal government decided to have the educational scene surveyed, it was a positive step forward. Not many states take initiatives of this kind. lt was equally gratifying that Ashok Mitra was asked to head this commission. Apart from being an academic of repute, he has also had quite some administrative experience as finance minister of that state. The report submitted in August 1992 amply justifies the confidence reposed in him.

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