This course will explicate constitutional provisions on education that reflect National ideals: Democracy and the values of equality, justice, freedom, concern for others‘ well-being, secularism, respect for human dignity and rights. This unit contains the notes on India as an evolving Nation: Vision, Nature, and Salient
Features – Democratic and Secular polity, Federal structure: Implications for the educational system; Aims and purposes of education drawn from constitutional provision; Fundamental Rights & Duties of Citizens, Constitutional interventions for universalization of education and RTE Act 2009, Decentralization of Education and Panchayati Raj (specifically though 73rd and 74th
amendment) Role of Central and State governments in the development of education.