Parth Shah discusses the Centre for Civil Society in India, a think tank focused on reforms in the education system. He describes the failures of government to solve India’s problems, including the continued use of socialist-style five-year plans, licenses, and quotas. He explains his efforts to give students the freedom to choose their schools and to empower private schools so they can open and operate without government interference. Finally, Shah describes his successes and failures as a reformer and the principal obstacles to change.
This video has been made possible thanks to support from the John Templeton Foundation, Global Philanthropic Trust, and the Earhart Foundation.
This interview was recorded as part of The Antigua Forum 2013 gathering.
Parth Shah is founder and president of the Centre for Civil…
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