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Rajesh Chakrabarti

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Andhra Pradesh Priorities: Education, Sunay Policy Advisory

The first three in this study are teaching at the right level, computer assisted learning at the right level and performance-based incentives to teachers that are very cost-effective, evidence backed approaches to addressing declining student-learning outcomes in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The other two interventions are those that are given greater prominence after the enactment of the Right to Education Act. These interventions are expanding the in-service training of teachers and reducing the pupil-teacher ratios.

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Andhra Pradesh Priorities: Skills, Sunay Policy Advisory

In Andhra Pradesh between 2017-2022 about 21 lakh individuals are expected to join the state’s workforce, with more than 97 percent of them being either totally or partially unskilled (National Skills Development Corporation). The demand of individuals on the other hand would increase in a way where Andhra Pradesh would need to skill about 50 percent of its workforce entering the labour market by 2022.

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Rajasthan Priorities: Education, Sunay Policy Advisory

The first three interventions in this study are teaching at the right level, computer assisted learning at the right level and performance-based incentives to teachers that are very cost-effective, evidence backed approaches to addressing declining student-learning outcomes in the state of Rajasthan. The other two interventions are those that are given greater prominence after the enactment of the Right to Education Act. These interventions are expanding the in-service training of teachers and reducing the pupil-teacher ratios.

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Rajasthan Priorities: Skills, Sunay Policy Advisory

India presently has only 2.3 percent of its workforce with some kind of formal skills training. According to Government's Skill Gap Analysis Report, approximately 119 million skilled workers will be needed in the 24 key sectors of the economy by 2022. For the next two decades, over 12 million youth are expected to enter India's labor force.

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