About the BookThe book traces the History of Education in India since ancient Vedic, Post-Vedic and Buddhist period to the Islamic, the British period and Education in India today. It describes in detail the activities and recommendations of various Educational Committees and Commissions. The proceedings of important seminars on education are narrated. The book describes the growth of education in India during 1835-1853; 1854-1882; 1882-1900; 1900-1920; 1921-1937; 1921-1944; 1939-1953 and in the present times. It discusses the progress and problems of education in Primary and Basic, Secondary and Higher education and also suggests remedies. Based on government reports and important publications, this book has been planned as an ideal textbook on the subject for students of all the Indian universities.About the Author/sDr. Ram Nath Sharma, MA, D.Phil., D.Lit., President : U.P. Philosophers Association for a decade., LMI : Indian Philosophical Association and Darshan Parishad; Director : Sri Aurobindo Research Institute; Chief Editor: Research Journal of Philosophy and Social Science; Head of the Department of P.G. Studies and Research at Meerut College for two decades. Guided more than two dozen Ph.D. students. Author of more than one hundred research papers and an equal number of books in the field of Education and Psychology.
Dr. Rajendra Kumar Sharma, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Author of more than two dozen books in the field of Sociology and Education. LMI : Indian Sociological Society and U.P. Sociology Association; teaching P.G. Classes at X.A.S. College, Meerut.