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Making the system respond

Others | 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.

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