Video: The State of School Education in India

The State of Education – #EducationDialogue with Prof Muchkund Dubey on The State of School Education in India


On the occasion of India@75: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, #IMPRI Center for ICT for Development (CICTD), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series:

The State of Education – #EducationDialogue

A Special Deliberation on

The State of School Education in India

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: August 20, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom | Facebook Live | YouTube | Spotify | Google Podcasts

Keynote Speaker:

Muchkund Dubey edited

Prof Muchkund Dubey
Council for Social Development (CSD), New Delhi;
Former Foreign Secretary of India


Jandhyala B G Tilak 1 edited

Prof Jandhyala B. G. Tilak
ICSSR National Fellow;
Distinguished Professor, Council for Social Development, New Delhi;
Former Professor & Vice-Chancellor, National University of Educational Planning and Administration


Poonam Batra edited

Prof Poonam Batra
Professor of Education;
Co-Investigator, TESF India;
Formerly with Central Institute of Education, University of Delhi

Hem Borker edited

Dr Hem Borker
Assistant Professor,
Department of Social Work,
Jamia Millia Islamia

Manish Jain

Dr Manish Jain
Associate Professor,
School of Education Studies,
Ambedkar University Delhi


Dr Simi Mehta

Dr Simi Mehta
CEO and Editorial Director, IMPRI

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  • Arjun Kumar

    Arjun Kumar is the Director of the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. With training in development economics, he specialises in quantitative and qualitative research methods, econometrics and the use of statistical software to crunch big data. He has been a Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Human Development (IHD) amongst others and has been associated with several think tanks, research institutes, governments, civil society organisations, and private enterprises. He is President of a Jharkhand based NGO (registered in 2010), Manavdhara- a youth social organisation working for humanitarian causes in backward regions and for marginalised communities. He has also taught Economics at the University of Delhi. His research interests are in the economy, development studies, housing and basic amenities, urban and regional research, inclusive and sustainable development, data and evidence-based policy, and, research methods. He has several research publications to his credit and has experience of being involved in research projects of international and national repute. He is also a member and part of various government and non-government formed committees, groups, and advisory boards overseeing the deliberation as subject matter expert and for possessing strong research acumen. He is an avid writer and frequently writes on various dimensions of economic issues, policies, and their impact for several eminent media platforms.

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