Articles by: Prabhat Patnaik

New Education Policy : India Takes a Great Leap Backwards

New Education Policy : India Takes a Great Leap Backwards

The document is exclusionary, reactionary and promotes conformism aimed at serving the interests of capitalism. In a document like the New Education Policy, one must distinguish platitudes from new provisions, including the dropping of old platitudes. Thus, phrases like “education is a public good”, “6 per cent of GDP should be earmarked for education” are just platitudes, unless some concrete[Read More…]

by August 12, 2020 India