Tarun Cherukuri
Tarun Cherukuri profile

Tarun is co-founder and CEO at Indus Action. Indus Action works with students, parents, educators, schools, and governments in 18 states to implement Section 12.1.c of the Right to Education (RTE) law which mandates 25% reservation for disadvantaged kids in private classrooms. Tarun is also part of the 2019 cohort of the Obama Foundation Fellowship.

Articles by Tarun Cherukuri

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June 21, 2019
Education, social mobility, and the RTE policy
The authors of the draft National Education Policy (NEP) propose changes to the Right to Education Act that could negatively affect disadvantaged children. We must consider the implications of this on their social mobility and upliftment in the long run.