Kiran Bhatty

Articles By Kiran Bhatty

There’s a hole in the data

The state has failed to create capacities for a timely, reliable, decentralised data regime.

Those we take for granted

Anganwadi workers, teachers, nurses are paid low salaries, their work devalued

What Modi government must unlearn

Fixing the learning deficit requires a lot more than the right kind of tracking technology. It requires greater investment in institutional capacities that is not forthcoming

The children the PM couldn’t speak to

More than four years after the RTE was passed, the state has no handle on the numbers of out-of-school children.

Hobson’s (school) choice

It is now accepted that the aspiration for education even among India’s poorest is extremely high.