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Encyclopaedia of Higher Education: The Indian Perspective (In 5 Volumes)

Usha Sharma (Editor) S K Sharma (Editor)
Synopsis The progress of higher education in a society shapes the advancement of technology and enhances the skill of human resources to scale the peak of human development. Undoubtedly, universities, now-a-days, are confronting challenges which are multi-dimensional and multi-faceted. The 21st century has rightly been epitomized as the ‘Century of Knowledge’ as there will be an explosion of information. Higher education, over the years, has made substantial contribution to the socio-economic developmental needs of our country. The present work – Encyclopaedia of Higher Education: The Indian Perspective – has been categorized in the following manner: Vol.1: Historical Survey – Pre-Independence Period; Vol.2: Historical Survey – Post-Independence Period; Vol.3: Committees and Commissions; Vol.4: Convocation Addresses; Vol.5: Scientific and Technical Education. This multi-volume set, it is hoped, will be well received by the academics and scholarly community in our Indian sub-continent and other parts of the world.
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About the authors

Usha Sharma

Dr. Usha Sharma a well-known academic and research scientist, has published several research papers in science and research journals in India and abroad. Dr. Sharma believes that science and spirituality do not conflict with each other. Scientific-spiritual perception of human reality can provide insights and help resolve various nagging conflicts. Besides being a scientist, Dr. Usha Sharma is also a social activist and a freelance journalist. Human rights, women's rights and criminal tendencies among the educated classes are some of her major concerns. She hopes that man is on his way to develop a world culture based upon the best that has been thought and achieved through time anywhere. For developing such a world culture, she is willing to strive along with others.

S K Sharma

Suresh K. Sharma (b. 1946) an alumnus of Delhi University, opted for the library profession after obataining post-graduation in Modern Indian History and Bachelor of Library Science in the early seventies. Documentation bibliography and indexing have been his special forte. He has to his credit, a number of publications and to name a few: Fifty Years of Indian Historical Writings, Social Sciences in Modern India, Kashmir Through the Ages, Delhi Through the Ages, Cultural and Religious Heritage of India, Encyclopaedia of Higher Education: The Indian perspective.

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Title Encyclopaedia of Higher Education: The Indian Perspective (In 5 Volumes)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8183240127
length x+313p.; x+382p.; x+558p.; xii+515p.; x+406p., Tables; Reference, Annexures; Index; 23cm.