Landmarks in the history of modern Indian education

9780706967067: Landmarks in the history of modern Indian education
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A favourite, this book includes the latest reports on educational developments and reforms making it a ready reckoner for students and academicians alike.
This book, Landmarks in the History of Modern Indian Education, has now entered its silver jubilee year. Over the years and through the six editions it has undergone thus far, it has become a students’ favourite. The book retraces the development of education in India since 1813 to the present day. Arranged chronologically, it also provides a progressive record of the thinking of policy makers who laid down the guidelines for future educational programmes and plans of action. The documents included in the book are rich in content and significant in objectives that form the core of educational thought in India. They cater to the needs of trainee teachers, supervisors, educators and policy makers in education.
· Sachar Committee Report (2005–2006) · The National Knowledge Commission Report (2006) · Education in the Eleventh Five-Year Plan (2007–2012) · Report of the Committee on Renovation and Rejuvenation of Higher Education (2008–2009)
· Provides 129 documents that cover almost all dimensions of education · Rich in content with significant objectives · Enlists various landmarks in the development of educational policies and programme in India
The book traces the development of education in India since 1813. It provides a progressive record of thinking of the policy makers who laid down the guidelines for future educational programmes. Some of the important landmarks in the history of Indian education are: Macaulay’s Minute on Education (1835), Indian Education Commission (1882–83), Zakir Hussain Committee (1938), The Concept of Basic Education (1956), National Policy on Education (1986) and Sachar Committee Report (2005–06).
About The Author
J C Aggarwal retired as the Deputy Director of Education/Executive Director of Delhi Bureau of Textbooks, Delhi Administration. He has authored more than 250 books on Social Science, Education and Current Affairs.
A prolific writer, his recent publications include Essentials of Educational Technology, Teacher and Education in a Developing Society, Theory and Principles of Education, Development and Planning of Modern Education, Teaching of History: A Practical Approach, Survey of Educational Documents in the World Since 1983, Educational Reforms in India, Documentation Encyclopaedia of UNESCO and Education among others.

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