Third Historical Survey of Educational Development in India : Selected Documents 1990-1992 (CICIL-57)Development of Education in India Series
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About the Book :
The First Historical Survey entitled Development of Education in India was published in 1986. It covered the period before and after independence up to the year 1985. The Second Historical Survey covering the period 1985-19990 was brought out in 1991. Both these surveys placed in the hands of the discerning educationists as also reviewers have been well received. Third Historical Survey of Educational Development in India, covering the period 1990-92, reflects the attempts made in the direction of implementing the National Policy of Education, 1986 and that modified in 1992. The material has been grouped in four parts. Part one presents a historical survey of educational planning with special reference to Eighth five Year Plan (1992-97) and the formulation of the modified National Policy on Education 1992. Part two is devoted to Educational Statistics. Part three includes documents covering almost all facets of education. Part four consists of appendices relating to topics not covered earlier.
About Author :
S.P. Agrawal (b. 1929) was Director, National Social Science Documentation Centre, ICSSR, and Member Secretary, Indian Association of Social Science Institutions. He was also the Vice-Chairman of the Asia and Pacific Information Network in Social Sciences (APINESS). In 1988 he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Honoris Causa) by International University Foundation. Presently, he is Member, Round Table on Research in Reading, IFLA, and Member, International Committee for Social Science Information and Documentation. He is also Member of Board of Studies of National Archives of India and Hindi Advisory Committee, Ministry of Coal, Government of India. Born and brought up in the cradle of freedom movement which he joined at the tender age of twelve, he gained an insight into political problems and 'developed a sense of responsibility which bore fruit as an information scientist committed to Gandhiji's philosophy and action-plan in the field and its social concept. He. has written extensively on various aspects of education, Indian Polity and library and information science.
J.C. Aggarwal (b. 1928), has a varied experience in the field of education. He was Deputy Director of Education and Executive Director of Education and Executive Director of Delhi Bureau of Text Books under Delhi Administration. He has organised and attended any conferences, seminars and workshops in education. Shri Aggarwal has authored more than seventy books on various aspects of social sciences.