Sushrut Desai

Sushrut Desai is a senior law student at the Government Law College in Mumbai, India. He has been associated with public policy and law throughout his student life, having worked with the Advocate-General in his state and a member of Parliament, and most recently as an intern at the UN Office of Legal Affairs at United Nations Headquarters.

The primary education system in India suffers from numerous shortcomings, not the least being a dire lack of the financial resources required to set up a nationwide network of schools. Traditionally, the sector has been characterized by poor infrastructure, underpaid teaching staff, disillusioned parents and an unmotivated student population.