Sunday, June 16, 2024

Topic: Income inequality

COVID induced income shock: Govt schools saw higher enrollments than private schools

Enrollment in government schools increased by 3% from 131 million in 2019-20 to 135 million in 2020-21, while enrollment in private schools decreased by over three million from 98.2 million in 2019-20 to 95.1 million in 2020-21, the year the COVID-19 pandemic and related lockdowns hit India.

A new study predicts climate change to worsen India’s farm crisis and income inequality

India is the 14th most vulnerable country to impacts of climate change; 2,726 people died in India in 2017 because of extreme-weather events. And such casualties are expected to rise in the future