Govt education support leaves out 68% of kids aged 3-6: Study

A total of 68% of children in the age group of three to six years are out of the ambit of the public provisioning for early childhood education (ECE) in India, according to a study commissioned by Save the Children India. For the remaining 32%, spending is to the tune of Rs 8,297 per child per annum, which varies between states, from Rs 3,792 in Meghalaya to Rs 34,758 in Arunachal Pradesh.