It suggests direct transfer of teacher pay into bank accounts. And, a biometric attendance system for teachers, other staff and students. “Based on the feedback of this pilot (scheme), the same should be modified and extended to all schools before the end of 2021-22.” It says the dropout rate in Odisha was as much as 30 per cent. The retention rate is less than 50 per cent in secondary schools in Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and the northeast.
The Survey quoted data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) that the conviction rate had fallen in crime against women. “NCRB 2015 reports a less than 22 per cent conviction rate in such cases, a failure of governance. The proportion of IPC crimes committed against women with respect to total IPC crimes increased from 9.4 per cent in 2011 to 10.7 per cent during 2015.”