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6% of GDP must be given to education, says Sisodia


Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday demanded that a law be made to allocate at least 6% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to education.

Speaking at the Special Meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) convened by the Union HRD Ministry to discuss and finalise the National Education Policy, he said the preamble to the policy should state that “providing good quality education would be the responsibility of government through schools.”

While lauding few provisions of the policy, Mr. Sisodia also sought to point out that unless there was a law which binds governments to allocate ...


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