January 1, 2013

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Takshashila responds to Justice Verma Committee’s call

Takshashila has submitted a memo to the Justice JS Verma Committee set up to recommend measures to tackle sexual assault against women today. The memo calls for the Union Government to conduct annual Indian Crime Surveys to enable informed policymaking....

Policy Advisory – The need for an Indian Crime Survey

The following is Takshashila’s submission to the Justice J S Verma Committee on amendments to criminal law relating to safety and security of women: Information underpins all planning. At present, the only source of information about crimes in the country...

Forget the outlays, give us outcomes

Education is even more contrastive. Our public expenditure on education is 3.1% of the GDP. India claims to have enrolled 95% of all children in the elementary school going age into school. Our literacy rate in 2011 was 74.04%. We...