Children’s Parliament

Akshara Vanam

Youth Parliament Program conducted (children’s Parliament) with School Student. Third session was conducted at Akshara Vanam, Kalwakurthy on 12th November 2016. 

Education is a powerful weapon which we can use to change the world.
Nelson Mandela

India has around 29.5 percent of its population between the age group of 0-14 years. Currently, India stands at 73rd position among 74 countries in the world (PISA survey), when it is assessed in terms of skills exhibited by children in the areas of mathematics, reading and science. Further, in spite of making strides in achieving near-universal enrolments, increasing drop-out rates still remains a pressing issue. Together with the primary and secondary education sector, India’s higher education sector has also failed to map the future demand for various skills and has not kept pace with industry’s growth. In our society, the fate of 90 percent of people is being determined by the accident of birth and economic conditions. A mere 8 percent of people have access to higher education. The poor are being compelled to pay heavy amounts even for primary education. Read more…