Of politicians, education and performance
Of Politicians, Education and Performance. Baggout recently conducted a survey amongst its users regarding the impact of Education on Ministers\' performance.
Baggout recently conducted a survey amongst its users regarding the impact of Education on Ministers' performance. The survey was conducted in the backdrop of the controversy over Smriti Irani's Educational qualifications and wanted to understand if people really feel that Education has an impact on performance or is the hoopla just a creation of opposition and Media houses. The survey results threw up some interesting insights with. The key highlights below
1. Majority of the respondents feel that there should be some minimum educational qualification requirement to head a Cabinet ministry; however it does not require post graduation or PhD. In fact, 61% of the respondents feel that ministers should just be graduates.
2. As per the survey respondents, the biggest factors impacting the performance is grass root level experience as well as good intent. The latest two superstars in Indian politics viz. Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal have seen a lot of support on these criteria only. While Modi has been hailed for his grass root level experience in Gujarat; Kejriwal was chosen as Delhi Chief Minister on the basis of his pure intent.
3. People are sarisfied with the Cabinet Ministers as chosen by Modi. In fact, 43% are fully satisfied while 51% are somewhat satisfied with the designatied ministers.
4. Arun Jaitley and Harsh Vardhan are the most popular ministers while Smriti Irani, Paswan and Uma Bharti are the least favorite ones.
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The survey was answered by 1750 respondents. The demographics of the respondents are -
Male - 77% Female -23%
16-25 - 33% 25-35 - 40% 35-50 - 20% 50+ - 7%