Back to resources

Making the system respond

Education | Jan 2, 2006

t’s been a good year in Bangalore and Karnataka for primary education. The Right to Education Bill will soon
become law and the state is gearing up to put mechanisms and resources into place to get the last child into school. The numbers of children enrolling into class one, has shown continuous improvement. Some infrastructure development – addition of classrooms, toilets etc., has taken place. Much more is needed but it will happen.

View PDF

More like this

Education

Akshara Foundation presented Rotary award

Foundation chairperson Rohini Nilekani accepts the award. Ms. Nilekani said the foundation, as part of the Pratham Network, believed in giving underprivileged children the opportunity to learn and thereby empower them to take advantage of several more opportunities available for the educated. View PDF
Jun 20, 2006 | Event

Education

Rohini Nilekani wants to make available high-quality, low-cost books to as many children as possible

ROHINI Nilekani is involved in a big way with Pratham India education initiative network. She’s on the board of directors of this 10 year movement that has attracted individuals and corporates to its mission of education for underprivileged children. “Many corporates, the government and individuals have been our partners in the community based action on […]
Jan 1, 2006 | Article

Education

ASER 2019 Launch

 This is an edited version of Rohini Nilekani’s conversation with Pratham co-founder, Dr. Madhav Chavan, on the ASER 2019 report. It’s been 20 years since I have been part of the Pratham family, and when we started our work in Karnataka what I enjoyed most was working at the Balwadis with the children and […]
Jan 24, 2020 | Speech

Education

They read better today

More than 95 per cent of 69,800 children in government schools can read better today; 45,000 children who could not read before can now read without any hitch. The 45-day accelerated reading programme, conducted jointly by Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Akshara Foundation across primary classes in over 1,400 government schools in Bangalore, has done wonders […]
Dec 15, 2006 | Article