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India: Education Spending as Percentage of GDP

India: Education Spending as Percentage of GDP

The graph below was created with data from the www.theglobaleconomy.com/ web site – for the period 1996 to 2013.  It shows a very interesting trend. Spending increased with Congress rule between 1996 and 1999. Then under the BJP between 1999 and 2004, it started falling. There was a upswing again under Congress rule starting 2005. Not a significant rise but a rise nevertheless.  I will watch with interest how the next BJP Government fares under Modi, whom I support.  Education…

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