Geographic Education in Indian Schools: Development, Trends, and Issues
Dr. Chirom Shantikumar Singh

Geography as a school subject was introduced by the British in the later part of the nineteenth century. Thereafter, it has gone through several changes and evolved with the evolving history of education in India. The present study has been designed to track down the evolutionary history of geographic education in India at the school level. With a systematic review of geography curriculum of Indian school education, the author tries to examine the present status and trends of geography in India. Based on the problems and issues encountered, attempt has been made to highlight some suggestions and recommendations for future improvement of geographic education in India.

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