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Enrollment in private schools rises 20% in 2017 18

Enrollment in private schools rises 20% in 2017-18

Enrollment in private schools rises 20% in 2017-18
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By CNBC-TV18 Jul 9, 2019 11:07:21 AM IST (Updated)

Private education institutes in India are seeing rapid growth in student enrollment than the government schools. Despite high enrolling and monthly fees, parents prefer sending their kids to a private school.

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Sarva Sikhya Abhiyan, India's flagship project to provide free and compulsory education to all children from the age of 6-14 years in order to achieve Universalisation of Elementary Education, has also failed to attract parents to send their children to a government school.
From 2013-14 till 2017-18, enrollment in a private school has seen a 20 percent growth, currently at 833 lakh children. And as the data suggests, this number is expected to go up.
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