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Speaker: Madhuri Dhariwal, Associate Director- Learning Platforms, Indus Action

Host: Nisha Vernekar, Lead and Senior Resident Fellow, Inclusive Education, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy

This interview and podcast series is produced by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, under the Kotak-Karma Vidhi Inclusive Education programme. The Kotak-Karma Vidhi Inclusive Education programme is a CSR initiative by Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.

This interview series is based and born from Vidhi’s report, “Clearing the Air: A Synthesised Mapping of Out of School Children during COVID-19 in India (April 2020-May 2022)”. This report is produced under funding received from Voltas Limited, as part of their CSR Initiative.

Video design and editing by: Asad Ali

Illustration by: Hitesh Sonar

References/ Reading List

  1. Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009
  2. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana
  3. Clearing the Air
  4. POWER (Portfolio of Welfare Entitlements and Rights)
  5. Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana
  6. Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY)
  7. Padhai Tuhar Dwar
  8. Bultu ke Bol
  9. COVID-19 and Exclusion of Children with Disabilities in Education
  10. The Rajeev Gandhi Youth Computer Saksharta Mission (RGYCSM)
  11. Samagra Shiksha

Research Team: 

Aditya Narayan Rai, Avinash Reddy Pichhili, Kadambari Agarwal, Pooja Pandey, Nisha Vernekar (Inclusive Education Team, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy)

Karan Singhal (University of Luxembourg & Luxembourg Institute of Socioeconomic Research)

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