Maharaja Sayajirao III

  • Forbes India: the education of Minister Kapil Sibal March 11, 2010

    In 1893, the king of Baroda, Maharaja Sayajirao III, implemented compulsory primary education in a small taluka in Amralli district. In this nine-village cluster, children from the ages of seven to 12 were educated. This tiny experiment was a roaring success and was extended to all 52 villages in the...