Vol. 1, Issue 12 (2016)
Contemporary education system of India: A comparative study of Uttar Pradesh and its neighboring states
Author(s): Arpit Shailesh, Dr. Taruna
Abstract: School Education plays a significant role in shaping the destiny of the children and makes them good citizens of the nations. Education is the right of every child in the country and through Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009, the quality elementary education has to be ensured for every child. The education system of the country has been made so much easier for the children so as to attract more and more students. Few of the announcements like the introduction of the grading system, the passage of Right of Children to free and Compulsory Education Bill, CBSE board exams for class 10th reservation policies etc. are a few among them. Haryana contributes 3.7% towards total GDP of India. The present study is the based on the comparison of the education level of Uttar Pradesh and its neighbouring states, their educational achievements from different angles will help us in finding the deviations if any, and thus sorting out the ways to achieve targets. Along with the assessment of literacy rates as per both the gender of these states has also been made. This paper also throws light over the initiatives taken by the government of India towards the development of Education System.