In 8.1 India, around million children were out of school in the age group of 6 to 14 years in 2009. Thanks to some flagship initiatives by the Government of India there is a drastic reduction in numbers, but still around 2.7 million children were reported to be out of school. - Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan 2010-2011.
Number of schools in India increased from 0.9 1.4 million in 2002 to million in 2012 (58% growth) - District Information System for Education data By 2015/16, EAC endeavors to influence the enrollment and 10 retention of at least million out-of-school children Ethiopia's rapid economic and social development, coupled with its vision to be a middleincome country by 2025, has catalysed profound improvements in the country's education sector. A national Education Sector Development Plan (ESDP) aimed at achieving the UN MDG of universal primary education has been developed and is in its fourth phase. Approximately 27% of Ethiopia's total current federal budget is allocated to the education sector. Since the inception of the ESDP, there have been commendable achievements, particularly in primary school enrolment, which has increased from
3.7 million 16.72 in 1997 to million in 2011.