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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(3), 117-122
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-3-1
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Sustainable Development through Research and Higher Education in India

Bhavtosh Sharma1,

1Uttarakhand Science Education and Research Centre (USERC), Dehradun, India

Pub. Date: March 02, 2014

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Bhavtosh Sharma. Sustainable Development through Research and Higher Education in India. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(3):117-122. doi: 10.12691/education-2-3-1

Abstract

Sustainable development based research and education is the back bone of a nation. Moreover, sustainable development policies highlight the role of education which has become the need of the day to create the awareness among the students, researchers and teachers as well as in local communities for environment protection. The present paper gives an overview regarding the role of research and higher education in the development of a country in sustainable manner. Attempts have also been made to summarise the status of higher education system in the country and various national and state funding agencies which are working for the R & D programmes in the country.

Keywords:
sustainable development research Higher education India

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