|Indeed you are right. There can be no question of `merit' being rewarded when the vast majotity are denied the opportunity to develope their talents. The only solution to this problem, and it is the only one that has worked world-wide in countries even with different systems, and that is the neighbourhood common school in which all children learn together and contribute to each others varied skills. In a highly inequal society like India, an added requirement is to provide free uniforms, textbooks and meals to all children so that they can be in a position to learn to their fullest capacity and parents are not forced to put them to labour. Does it sound like its too much investment? We are a poor country we are always told. But tell me, is it too much to invest in our future generations? It is certainly less than the handouts being given for urban developement, luxury lifestyles, tax holidays for corporates and SEZ's. Just think of the changes it will bring about!
madhu prasad __._,_.___
EXPRESS YOUR IDENTITY ONLINE, USE JHARKHANDI.COM FREE EMAIL SERVICE. Please, write to email@example.com for your 10Gb Email Account such as firstname.lastname@example.org
Replying to this email will send an e-mail to 8000+ members of Jharkhand Forum.
About Jharkhand Forum @ http://www.jharkhand.org.in/about-jharkhand-forum
Jharkhand Forum's Posting Norms http://jharkhand.org.in/posting_norms.htm
Add your Name in Members directory - http://directory.jharkhand.org.in
Create your free profile page and blog @ http://JHARKHAND.ning.com
Interested to be an Internet Volunteer? http://volunteer.jharkhand.org.in
CHECK OUT JHARKHAND BLOG @ http://blog.Jharkhand.Org.in
MAKE FUNDING APPEAL HERE @ http://FUNDING-APPEAL.blogspot.com
Get a FREE website for your NGO @ Http://Gift.Jharkhand.Org.In
Check out previous messages @ http://egroups.com/list/Jharkhand/messages