In , the government formulated the National Adult Education Programme (NAEP). The s also witnessed the expansion of University Adult Education in India when the University Grants Commission (UGC) provided grants to 93 universities (Shah, Indian Adult Education: A Historical Perspective, Directorate of Adult Education, New Delhi, ).
The Adult Education Unit of Chandigarh Administration has set up Continuing Education Centers under the National Policy of Education. Details about education centers and various policies are available. Users can collect information about objectives of the programme such as improving literacy, quality of life and living conditions among people.
Overview. Adult Education aims at extending educational options to those adults, who have lost the opportunity and have crossed the age of formal education, but now feel a need for learning of any type, including literacy, basic education, skill development (Vocational Education) and equivalency.
Adult Education Opportunities Abroad. For information on courses offered by universities and colleges abroad or other education options available at post, contact the Community Liaison Office (CLO) Coordinator or the Human Resources Officer at the embassy or consulate.