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India schools get gift from billionaire Azim Premji

Date: 
February 1 , 2011
Publication: 
BBC News South Asia
"We didn't want to go into establishing islands of excellence," Mr Behar says. "We could have said, let's establish 100 great schools where we would take underprivileged children. "But 100 great schools would be just that - 100 great schools. Now 100, 200 or 2,000 is a meaningless number when you talk of 1.4 million schools."