Assessing Tribal Education: A Case Study of Ashram Schools in Chhindwara District of Madhya Pradesh

Education is a powerful tool to change ourselves and the world for the better. It is a medium for the transmission of culture through the process of enculturation as well as for the absorption of change and innovation from around the world. The paper focuses on understanding and evaluating the modern education imparted to the tribal population of Bharias and Gonds in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh through a government funded Ashram school. The paper also focuses on the development of Scheduled Tribe children in such institutions.