Education

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The lower Castes too shall get access to school education

In 2007, the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (The Federal Agency for Civic Education) wrote in about the Indian education system: “In educational terms, India can look back on significant progress: the rate of illiterate people has dropped to about 35 percent, almost all children attend school, and the once significant gender-related differences in school attendances are almost completely a thing of the past – at least during the first five school years. … But India is nevertheless the country with the largest number of illiterate people in the world and still shows significant regional differences with regard to registering children in schools, the school attendance of girls and of children of underprivileged Castes and levels as well as between rural and urban areas.” (Source: Informationen zur politischen Bildung, Heft 296) (Information on political education, number 296) wortundtat is dealing with this problem of inequality in education. The organisation tries to compensate the socially lesser accepted by offering assistance in the following educational sectors