I have received several reports of late that the Khusraubagh flyover in Allahabad turns into a den of loitering criminals at night. They don't miss an opportunity to assault or rob passersby in case they happen to go across the bridge late in the night. Some of them are seen sitting here and there after dusk. They seem to be harmless, suffering from some mental disorder, but actually might be shrewd criminals who strike when the iron is hot and when none is around.
It is important that students learn on their own. University degrees and diplomas might facilitate the basic aim of formal education. However, not everyone has the means to access this framework of erudition. Those held back by financial uncertainties, or those, who, out of preference, still, choose to learn on their own, without the aid of university or institutional resources, find an opportunity in autodidactism, which is self-directed learning.
School boys, especially those studying in English-medium schools, are expected to behave in an exemplary and responsible manner. But if they are also attending coaching classes, it may tend to create the impression that the education imparted in even good schools is not enough to obliterate the need for coaching. But right now I wish to refer to a kidnapping incident.
Assuming that the basic requirements are met, we may now discuss some special problems that arise in transferring technology to under-developed countries. First, the technology of developed countries needs frequently to be adapted to the needs of under-developed countries before it s suitable for them.