This study presents a comprehensive examination of the state of government primary schools in Manipur, India, with a focus on identifying key challenges and opportunities for revitalizing the education system. Through a critical analysis of factors contributing to wastage and stagnation in these schools, this research sheds light on the urgent need for reform and improvement. The findings highlight both systemic issues and local dynamics that impact educational outcomes, providing a foundation for informed policy recommendations. By uncovering the quagmire of educational decay and inertia, this study aims to contribute to the enhancement of primary education in Manipur and similar regions.
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