Commonwealth Co-operation in Open Learning

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Distance Education in India

The education system in India is vast and varied. It is a gigantic enterprise with about 755,000 institutions, 3.5 million teachers, 130 million students and an annual expenditure of Rs.30,000 million. The national stock of educated manpower is about 48 million, the annual increment to the stock now being of the order of 3.5 million.


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