Date of publication: 2017-07-09 02:46
The main intent of reservation policy was to assure empowerment of Dalit 8767 s, but the benefits of reservation policy have not fully reached the Dalit 8767 s because of the poor quality of implementation. Also the private sector that attracts 95% of the job market doesn 8767 t implement reservation in recruitment. As a part of constitutional obligation the reservation strategy was restricted only to public sector. If properly addressed and implemented the reservation policy in education can be a effective tool for the empowerment of Dalit 8767 s.
Social movement in other parts of the world has also changed the attitude of governments. The movement for women’s right in America, movement against apartheid, movement for voting rights of blacks in America, movement for voting rights of women is some shining examples in the developed world. These social movements have strengthened the democracy in their respective countries.
With changing times, social changes in are a norm. These changes often don’t conform to the rules of the past generation. Sometimes, with passage of time, loopholes in present system are brought to the fore. These loopholes need to be fixed.
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A dalit boy from mahar caste who was not even allowed to share the same jug for drinking water with his classmates, went on to study at Columbia University and London school of economics. This 8766 untouchable 8767 boy one day became the architect of the Indian Constitution and turned out to be one of the greatest leaders of modern India. Like Babasaheb Ambedkar many dalits have been able to overcome social,economic and political discrimination through the power of education. In the Indian society education is the most potent weapon which can empower dalits and rid them of the inhumane discrimination faced by them since ages.
Information and communication technology (ICT) is a game changer in promoting higher education. NME-ICT is in place to address the issue of equity in access to quality education material and promote equity in between various technical institutions inter-se.
Education and Dalit Empowerment
Caste System which is in existence in India from ancient times, is a division of society traditionally based on occupation and family lineage. Dalit 8767 s who are at the lowest level of caste hierarchy, are the people on whom inhumane and unjust restrictions are imposed and are exploited to the highest level. Dalit 8767 s who constitute 66% of the country 8767 s population still struggle to achieve social equality.
Gyan Darshan Channel is a channel totally dedicated for providing education to the students who cannot afford to go to school. Correspondance courses by IGNOU and other organizations are another means of getting education.
Some thoughts on role of education in creating political awareness along with social awareness was necessary. How education can enable one to use tools like RTI for effective empowerment by making accountable the administrative machinery that do not acts on constitutional mandate is also missing.
Limited Mineral resources have also led to territorial conflict among nations. Colonisation was result of such greediness. World Wars have been fought over control of colonies and thus their resources. Conflict of interest due to monopoly of China over limited Rare Earth Resources is another example.