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Arun C Mehta
Formerly Professor & Head of EMIS Department
National Institute of Educational Planning & Administration, New Delhi
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Professor Arun C Mehta worked in the Government of India’s one of the premier institutions, namely National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi for almost forty years during which he has written extensively on different aspects of educational planning. His entire list of contributions can be seen at Education For All in India.

Post superannuation, Prof Arun C Mehta continued to write on different aspects of school education in India and data analysis as and when new data is released.  Recently he has extensively written on Unified District Information System for Education+, especially after the responsibility of the same is being assigned to Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education. In this regard, he studied different aspects of UDISE+ through, How much we gain: a case study of UDISE+, Status of school education: analysis of UDISE+ 2019-20 data, Is India moving towards privatization of school education: analysis of coverage of schools under UDISE+ 2019-20,  the decline in school enrolment in India a cause of concern?. In addition, his observations on UDISE+ data were also widely published in both print and electronic media.

Prof. Mehta has also critically reviewed Performance Grading Index (PGI), Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) indices, and School Education Quality Index. In addition, he critically reviewed the planning methodology being followed in preparing an annual work plan under one of the ongoing flagship programmes of the Government of India, namely the Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan.

He has also undertaken a detailed analysis of recent 75th Round NSSO data about the status of school education in India. He also undertook a detailed review of whether it would be possible for India to achieve a 50 percent GER at a higher education level by 2035 as envisaged in National Education Policy 2020.

More specifically, the following articles have been web-published recently and are made available at Education for All in India, created and is maintained by Arun C Mehta

Forty Years of Arun C Mehta at NIEPA: 1980 to 2019


Complete Contribution of Arun C Mehta: 1980 to 2019