Member publications consists of articles and papers contributed by members of the Foundation to leading newspapers, magazines, and journals. Articles & Opinions and Bibliography comprise a repository of academic articles on education and other allied domains such as health, livelihoods and sustainability.

Member Publications

By Anurag Behar
August 22, 2012
The local legend is fascinating. Pandit Nehru in one of his grand nehruvian moments decided to green Rajasthan. He had seeds of Australian Babool sprayed all over the state from helicopters. He had been advised that this was an...
By ​Himanshu Upadhyaya
India Together
August 09, 2012
The Comptroller and Auditor General's recent performance review of elementary education in Tripura has once again brought to our attention prolonged delays in release of funds meant for schools. The performance review, of accounts...
By Neerja Raghavan
Teacher Plus
August 08, 2012
In most of my introductory Chemistry classes, I have found this narration to be the single most effective starter: There is a metal which is so reactive that it reacts with the water in our skin – even the moisture in the air – and burns...
By Anurag Behar
August 08, 2012
Educational issues usually attract headlines when a controversy emerges. Controversies have differing levels of substance, ranging from the truly important to the totally irrelevant.
By Dileep Ranjekar
The Times of India
August 08, 2012
We can keep going back to several policy and intent documents from India's independence - beginning from the dream of a society that the Constitution articulated in 1950 to the National Policy for Education in 1986 (with marginal...
By Alex M. Thomas
Economic and Political Weekly
August 04, 2012
The 18th century Irish economist, Richard Cantillon, made lasting contributions to economics, in particular, to classical economics. This note elucidates his conception of the economy as three distinct, yet interdependent systems – (1)...

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