Education and modernisation
Education encompasses our lives with the help of latest technology and it is the foundation of our society as well. Education helps to stimulate our minds and mould inquisitive minds into intellectuals. Higher learning takes the intellect to the next level, providing a deeper understanding of the world around us. Education is a great force in modernisation. It plays a crucial role in various spheres of modernisation. Education has been recognised as the most important factor connected with rise and growth of modernisation process of a society irrespective of cultural milieu in which it finds itself. It has been universally acknowledged that through the promotion of education, modern values in social economic, political and cultural fields can be inculcated. Rationality and scientific temper being the preponderant characteristics of modernisation can be acquired through constant learning. Education is not only aid for individual development, but also for the all-round development of society and the country. It helps for the development of the qualities of an individual such as mental and emotional makeup as well as temperament and character. For the individual it provides rational and scientific thinking, reasoning, skills and capabilities to adjust to new situations. Modern education helps people in moving away from traditionalism to modernity. Education plays a crucial role in the process, of modernisation in various fields and modernisation in these fields really enhances the evolvement of education technically which calls for in great need for imparting modern education and for producing capable and resourcefulmanpoer manpower.
Gole Gujral Jammu.