Former Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh while speaking at a conference Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial  Development (CRRID), said that country must aspire to achieve the target of spending 6 % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on education through public finance and social divisions can be overcome by an educated society equip with good values based on liberty, equality and kinship. Mr. Singh foreground the needs for better education system, which can be supported with preferable infrastructures in the Government schools and universally accepted secular education. In the addressing Mr. Sing said, by promulgate universally accepted secular education, individuals can be accredit with good human values that will entitle them to bestow in building a socially and culturally harmonious society. 

The religious, caste and class divisions can be easily overcome by an educated society endue with values based on equality, liberty and fraternity. Mr. Singh also interpose that the current tendency to create a social division to overcome the values disseminate are based on those of the independence grapple and the idea of the nation. Mr. Singh was reported said that inequality is constantly increasing and according to a survey report, 74.5% of households lived with a monthly income of below INR  5,000 in 2011. Mr. Singh prioritize that there is a need to increase the Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) in higher education from 24.3% in 2014-15. He also added that 67% of total enrollment in the country is the result of Private colleges, both aided and unaided. Highlighting the need to resolve the issue at the root level, Mr. Singh deploy down few figures, which are seemed like a comment on the quality of education. He said that 52% of students in the class of fifth standard are not able to read argot text and 74% not able to perform division of simple sums of arithmetic. Also said that dropout rates are high amongst the rural students.

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