What was the Tenth Plan endeavour to increase the enrolment in higher education?

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What was the Tenth Plan endeavour to increase the enrolment in higher education?
Answer:

  • Increase enrolment of 18 to 23 years age group from six to eleven percent by the end of the plan.
  • Focus on increasing access, quality, adoption of states-specific curriculum modification, vocationalisation and networking on the use of information technology.
  • Focus on distant education, convergence of formal, non-formal and IT education institutions.
  • Over the past 50 years, there has been a significant increase in the number of universities and institutions of higher learning in specialised area.
  • The plan outlay on education, in India increased from rs 151 crore in the First Plan to rs 3766.90 crore in the Eleventh Plan.