This Policy Brief describes and explains patterns of access to schools in India. It outlines policy and legislation on access to education and provides an analysis of access, vulnerability and exclusion. The quantitative data is supported by a review of research which explains the patterns of access and exclusion. It is based on findings from the Country Analytic Report on Access to Basic Education in India (Govinda and Bandyopadhyay, 2008), accessible on R4D here.
CREATE Country Policy Brief, 4 pp.