ABOUT THE BOOK
Higher education is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education. It includes teaching, research, exacting applied work and social services activities of universities. India’s higher education system is the third largest in the world, next to the United States and China. The main governing body at the tertiary level is the University Grants Commission, which enforces its standards, advises the government, and helps coordinate between the centre and the state. It is hoped that the present edition of this book will be beneficial to all concerned of the society, in general and students, lawyers, advocates, academicians, human rights institutions, researchers and NGOs working in Education/ sociology/ economics field, in particular.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Dr. Sukanta Sarkar (MA, PhD) is is a distinguished scholar in the field of Economics. He did bachelor and master degree in economics. He awarded doctorate degree for his work on rubber tappers. He qualified UGC-NET Exam in December/2006. Currently he is D.Litt Scholar, Department of Economics; Berhampur University, Odisha. He presented many research papers in various seminars, conferences and symposiums. Various research papers have been published in foreign and national journals. He has authored books relating to Corruption, Human trafficking, Orphan children, Rubber plantation, Corporate social responsibility, Handicraft workers, Deforestation, Environmental pollution, Agrarian economics and Social security
Saidur Rahman (b.1964) completed his bachelor degree in bio-sciences from the University of Calcutta (1984) and received his M.A. (1987) and Ph.D. degrees in Sociology from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He has also done a Pre-doctoral course in American Civilization from the American Studies Research Centre, Hyderabad. He taught as a lecturer at Aligarh Muslim University from the year 1992-1998. He also taught as an Assistant Professor-III at the University of Asmara (Eritrea) from the year 2000-2005. Presently, he is an Associate Professor and has been teaching Sociology in the Department of Sociology & Social Work at the Eritrea Institute of Technology (Eritrea) since 2006.
Dr. Mohammad Afsar Alam (MA, PhD.) is currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Adi-Keih College of Arts & Social Sciences, Asmara, Eritrea, N.E. Africa. He did M.A. and M.Phill in Geography from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh and awarded phd in 2002 for his work Micro-Level Planning for Integrated Rural Development Programme: A Case Study of Chandaus Block, District Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India. Since 11th May 2005 up to August 2010 he worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Eritrea Institute of Technology, Mai-nefhi, Eritrea. He presented many research papers in various seminars, conferences and symposiums. His various papers are published in foreign and national journals.