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Between the lines: The story of funds allocated to govt schools in India

BETWEEN THE LINES Govt schools spend more on children than private schools, but do worse at helping them learn. Govt teachers get large shares of public funds: we must hold them accountable for Amount spent on elementary 2.5% of India's GDP education in India 1,85,180cr 1.75% 0.71% Govt. Private Schools Schools learning levels. Govt schools spend more per child than private schools RAW COST DIFFERENTIAL BETWEEN COSTS OF PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS: 50,000 CRORE 4,515 12,160 7 8,424 11,576 7 6,031 0.9 1.5 2.4 1.4 7 5,957 7 4,872 4,630 Bihar 5,761 74,696 Jharkhand Chhattisgarh Odisha Rajasthan 7 8,066 7 13,377 718,304 7 17,817 2.2 2.1 2.5 2.1 7 6,581 3 3,866 Madhya Pradesh 76,988 Jammu & Kashmir 7 8,949 Haryana Gujarat Ratio (Govt/Private) Govt. school spending per student Private school spending per student Teachers' salaries form the highest component of government school expenditure ASA PROPORTION OF THE TOTAL BUDGET ACROSS STATES 87% 66% 80% 63% 59% Rajasthan Andhra Pradesh Himachal Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Bihar Private schools have better learning outcomes than govt schools CHILDREN CHILDREN 22% cree in the Govt schools 43, WHO WHO COULD ere was a smı COULD DO READ A CLASS 2 ak tree said, 32% A DIVISION 53% Private schools one can ТЕХТВООK РARA If accountability of teachers in govt schools does not improve, how much extra will India need to spend to bring learning levels in govt schools at par with private? 23,20,00,00,00,000 (232 THOUSAND CRORES) Private expenditure per student (private aided and unaided)- inflation adjusted, 2011-12 Per govt. school student public expenditure - incl. students only in public schools; excluding private aided schools • Learning outcome data from ASER Elementary education expenditure data for 20 major states of India Accountability Initiative

Between the lines: The story of funds allocated to govt schools in India

shared by Folography on Mar 03
India spends large amounts of funds on government schools, most of which is being directed to the teachers' accounts. This infographic tells the complete tale.



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