Formal education, on-the-job technical training and income: an empirical enquiry into educational policy in India

Author(s)
Mitra, Subrata; Sanyal, Bikas C.
Languages
English
Series
IIEP Occasional Papers, 75
Year
1987
Pages
12 p.

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About the publication

Based on a random sample survey of 501 employees in 9 Indian companies in both the private and public sectors, the paper tries answer two specific questions: how appropriate, relevant and useful is non-formal education to job performance? What kinds of national incentives are available to make non-formal education attractive to its potential consumers? The findings seem to suggest that training (whether probationary, in-company or external) is perceived as useful in terms of overall performance