19 April 2021, 04:00 pm
Book Discussion Group  
Programme Type
Discussions, Webcasts

The Modern School (1920-2020):A Century of Schooling in India
By Rakesh Batabyal (Westland, New Delhi: 2020)
Discussants: Prof. Avijit Pathak, Professor, Centre for Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Shri Ashwajit Singh, former President, Modern School Old Students Association (MSOSA), Managing Director, IPE Global Ltd.; and Prof. Rakesh Batabyal, Associate Professor, Centre for Media Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University and author of the book
Moderator: Prof. Shanta Sinha,  formerly Professor of Political Science, University of Hyderabad and former Chairperson, National Commission for the Protection of Child Right
Chair: Ms. Karthika V.K., Publisher, Westland Publications
An iconic centre of learning in the national capital, Modern School is representative of the pioneering efforts in the early twentieth century to create a contemporary education structure in India