What will the education sector gain if these parties are elected to power? – Edexlive
In less than 24 hours, the adult population of Tamil Nadu will be heading to the voting booths to elect their next leader. While political preferences and candidate preferences are already decided in most minds, we break down the manifestos of all the major political parties here to tell you what to expect in the education sector if any of these political parties come to power.
the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has ruled the state for a decade now. The party says if the people of Tamil Nadu return it to power, it will provide 2 GB of free data to students throughout the year, forgo their student loans, provide lunch to the classroom. XII, will bring education back to the state list. , set up a separate skills development university, set up separate coaching centers to prepare for UPSC, NEET, JEE, TNPSC and other competitions and make Tamil a compulsory subject in schools. They also pledge to provide free milk or powdered milk to school students and laptops to public school students.
Many of their promises are similar to those of their rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam‘s. The party also promises free milk, promises to give Tamil a term up to grade VIII, put education on the state list, and waive student loans for those under 30. . students, free tablets. They also said they would try to make Thirukual a national manual.
TTV Dhinakaran’s Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam pledges to develop all public schools, provide aid of 10,000 rupees to girls in rural areas, establish mentoring centers for free competitions, fill all vacant positions of government employees and teachers.
AIADMK’s ally Bharatiya Janata feast also promises free tablets to students in classes VIII and IX, set up coaching centers and skills development centers. They also vow to add ancient Tamil texts in the school curriculum, to make the state curriculum on par with the CBSE curriculum, to add lessons on agriculture, yoga and moral education.
While the BJP also promises to implement the new national education policy in the state, the Indian National Congress refuses to accept it. They also swear to abolish NEET and forgo student loans borrowed until December 2020. Until NEET is withdrawn, they will set up coaching centers to help students break it and increase the reservation for rural medical education students in 10 percent from 7.5 percent.
Kamal Haasan Makkal Needhi Maiam promises to cancel NEET and offers to start a SEET exam for Tamil Nadu students instead. If elected to power, the party says it will not allow any new private schools within 5 km of a government school. Tamil nationalist Naam Tamilar Katchi promises free education from primary school to doctorate, Tamil curriculum and student loan waiver.
S Ramadoss’ Pattali Makkal Katchi offers free education to students even in private schools, standardization of curricula, 50% reservation for Tamils in institutes run by centers like IITs and IIMs, 10% extension of admission quota at Anna University and government engineering schools. They also promise to select 2,000 boys and girls on the basis of merit to undertake higher education abroad with a scholarship.
Tamil Nadu Youth Day promises quality education in public schools, provision of Rs 500 to public school students for skills development, payment of fees only through government-created bank accounts. While they ask government officials and people’s representatives to only send their children to public schools, they vow to bring all private schools back under RTE.
Now, have you decided who to vote for?