I think in this decade our educational system is in good hand of Kapil Sibal. Right to education act bill has been passed in the parliament and it is yet to be implemented all over India. Just watched an interview of Kapil Sibal in NDTV. I am impressed by his ideas, visions and willingness to change our old educational system. Here is the link, which is worth watching.
Here is link about the act "Right to education".