Overview for Education in India
India is committed to provide education for all and the new national policy on education is the guiding soul in that process. The union government along with state governments has taken up a good number of steps to improve the status of universalisation of elementary education, to expand secondary education, to enrich higher education, to enhance the efficiency of technical and vocational education, to elevate adult education programmes and to popularise open learning. The performance of students, the effectiveness of teaching, the quality of research, the quantity of infra-structural facilities are on par with the advanced countries.
The phenomenal growth of educational empire in India since independence in 1947 is explained and the programmes under implementation in various areas of education are described in detail in this book. This book will be of great help to any one who wish to know and or talk about Indian education. This book must be made available in all libraries and every one who touches the arena of Indian education should also have a copy of this book. It is a handbook for every Indian citizen and a reference book for any foreigner.