PARTICULARLY HARD TO GET CHILDREN TO SCHOOL IN INDIA
Guterres said education initiatives must target “those at greatest risk of being left behind,” including youngsters in crises, minorities, and the displaced and disabled
NEWDELHI:India needs to be extra cautious in preventing its school enrolment rates from falling, particularly because many of those who stop going to school in the country do so because of financial reasons. A drop in school enrolment would not
UN secretary general Antonio Guterres only cost the country in terms of upward mobility in education but also hit the nutrition levels of children who receive free mid-day meals there.
Findings from an NSO survey on social consumption on education, conducted in 2017-18, show a whopping 19.8% of students enrolled in secondary school had dropped out.