Posted on February 22, 2016
The education sector in Indiais seen to be at its crucial stage in its growth. As knowledge plays a very vital role in a growing economy and India due to its work in education sector have gained the title of “Knowledge Capital”, as it has one of the largest higher education system in the world. Higher education in Indiahas undergone rapid expansion with the changing position of literacy, from literacy being the terminus to becoming the starting point.
The emphasis is now being given to the work which can further provide impetus to the ongoing progress. There is a dire need to focus on creation of employment and to create an alternative path for growth which has an equal status as the service industry.
Apart from education sector, skill development is also given an important place for growth. “Make in India” was such a scheme to boost up employment by providing basic training for development of certain skills. It delivered robust results with making India one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Also the Skill India initiative-“Kaushal Bharat, Kushal Bharat” was aimed towards skill training of an individual. Recession proof nature of the education sector enables the government as well as the private sector for further investment in this field.
Regarding further improvement in education sector, proficiency in English has been seen to improve one’s performance so its education should be improved. Teaching profession should be made attractive by attractive salaries and incentives to attract the individual to pursue such career. A large scale intervention can be delivered at the training of teachers through Public –Private-Partnership model.
Technology and Research sector also demands a boost in their work. The scientific workforce density in Indiais very low which needs to be increased. As world is experiencing a change and boom in technological era, so one must strive for improvement in such fields.
GLA University provides opportunity for students having determination to work and encourage development. Its Institute of Engineering and Technology, Business Management, Pharmaceutical Research, Applied Sciences and Humanities, Faculty of Education (B.Ed) and University of Polytechnic provides a forum for overall development and excellence of students so that they can carve out their own successful path with their skills.