ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Agricultural Modernisation and Education-Contours of a Point of Departure

Contours of a Point of Departure Krishna Kumar The English-speaking ruling elites of the 1960s were keen to propagate the US-inspired strategy of agricultural modernisation based on modern technologies. This was reflected in the Kothari Commission report on education, which sidelined the concept of basic education in favour of general elementary education for rural children intended to inculcate a scientific outlook.

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