Role of Lifelong Learning in Emerging Knowledge Economy in India

Das, Anup Kumar and Mukherjee Das, Anasua . Role of Lifelong Learning in Emerging Knowledge Economy in India., 2008 In: Changing Library Scenario in Digital Era. Guwahai: Assam College Librarians’ Association, pp. 60-68. [Book chapter]

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English abstract

India is considered as an emerging knowledge economy; however, Indian citizens are not fully prepared to take up the challenges and opportunities of globalization. Lifelong learning helps in smooth transition in a rapidly changing workplace environment. This paper describes the lifelong learning process in the context of Indian society. This paper also elaborates how Indian public policies, particularly which are recommended by the National Knowledge Commission, supplement efficacies of knowledge economies by preparing young citizens in the country.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: Lifelong Learning; India; South Asia; Knowlege Societies; Knowledge Economies
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BE. Information economics.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BD. Information society.
Depositing user: AK Das
Date deposited: 19 Apr 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:14
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/13031

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