OPINION | Draft New Education Policy’ Bizarre Proposal: Parents to be Regulators of India’s Private Schools?

The draft New Education Policy 2019 includes some long-awaited shifts in the education sector like the inclusion of both early childhood education and secondary education of the Right to Education Act, doubling the budget allocation for education, strengthening decentralised mechanisms of teacher management and support, expansion of school nutrition programme […]

House price falls could spill over into small business, financial regulators warn

In its second quarterly statement, the Council of Financial Regulators said it would closely monitor lending to small business and urged banks to maintain the supply of credit to the sector. New lending to small business has slowed noticeably over the past year, and the situation was being complicated by […]