Muslim Education Case Study

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Title of the Research
Understanding Social exclusion in context of Muslim Education- a case study of Primary Education system in the Ajmer District of Rajasthan

Under Guidance of
Dr. S.N. Ambedkar
Head of Department
Department of Public policy, Law and Governance
School of Social Science

Education widely acquires an intrinsic position for the development of human capital. To articulate well, education as a social premium is an effective tool for reducing levels of unemployment, poverty and inequality. When India gained independence in 1947, its literacy rate was only 14 percent, with female literacy awfully 8 percent.
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Muslims in India have inadequate access to the social and physical infrastructure. Lack of government schools, (mainly girls’ schools) health facilities, safe drinking water and sanitation have led to Muslim children’s drop out. Irrespective of whether we think these poor outcomes are due to the discrimination against Muslims, or have something to do with the Muslim community’s own preferences, these results suggest that extensive policies to help all poor people are not likely to fully address the causes of Muslim educational…show more content…
The main concern with education among Muslims remains the low retention rate, causing high drop-out, and poor transition in the school system.
2. Access to government schools for Muslim children is limited and those available lacks quality education.
3. The National Commission for Minorities is not supplicating to provide quality access to education which also shows improvements across the board so slow, compared to that of the other traditionally marginalised group - Dalit, as well as in specific cases, also Adivasis ( as certain Data implicate)
4. A very large proportion of Muslims are economically marginalised, in spite than why isn’t there a more robust response to the exclusion of Muslims, by the state - central and provincial governments ( Though Ajmer has a lot of Political attention due to its religious centres)
5. Overall there is only a thin body of work studying Muslims that further delimits the outcomes for Muslims making the situation in distress across the range of subjects – income, education, employment and access to basic services.
6. The demographic conditions of the Muslim community also affect the type of education the children’s

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