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History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar


This book chronicles the history of education policymaking in India. The focus of the book is on the period from 1964 when the landmark Kothari Commission was constituted; however, to put the policy developments in this period into perspective major developments since the Indian Education Commission (1882) have been touched upon. The distinctiveness of the book lies in the rare insights which come from the author’s experience of making policy at the state, national and international levels; it is also the first book on the making of Indian education policy which brings to bear on the narrative ... More

Keywords: history of education policy, process and politics of education policymaking, regulation of education, financing of education, judiciary and education, comparative education

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199474943
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199474943.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar, author
Independent Researcher and Former member of the Indian Administrative Services

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