Ph.D. Scholar (Social Work),
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India.
Exclusion of marginalized section is deeply rooted in Indian society for thousands of years.Given historical exclusion of Hindu society, Indian education was limited only for so called upper castes groups. After enormous efforts by social reformers and constitutional provisions the government of India has taken up several schemes and programmes to include the Scheduled Castes (SC) into mainstream education. As education is perceived as a mechanism for social and economic advancement for the...Read Full Text | Download PDF