Experts at the sixth national congress of the Jesuit Alumni Association of India [JAAI] have strongly recommended public private partnership [PPP] as the most viable way to improve education in India.
“In the 12th five year plan, the government has earmarked 6% of its GDP for qualitative improvement of education,” Raya Sabha member N K Singh told delegates at the JAAI meet at St Xavier’s High School on Saturday.
“The Centre and the state govt. should hammer out of-the-box innovations to fruitfully use the whopping investment. And PPP could be the best innovation,” Singh, who has earlier handled assignments of finance secretary, member, Planning Commission and principal secretary to PM, suggested.
“According to hybrid equity model, under PPP private body can provide infrastructure and the government management, or state can provide infrastructure and the private body management or as mutually agreed upon by the partners, “JD [U] MP said. The PPP mode of education is only solution for the betterment of education in Bihar.