Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)
Role of Public Libraries in Continuing Education Programme (CEP) in Chennai Corporation, Tamil Nadu: A StudyAuthor : K. Thavamani
Volume 2 No.1 January-June 2012 pp 1-5
Public libraries play a vital role in development of Adult and Continuing Education at gross root level in developing countries. The Continuing Education Programme is to provide life-long learning opportunities to all people beyond basic literacy and primary education. For this Continuing Education Libraries are the sole source. The study focused the pattern of functioning of the system of Continuing Education Library users. The literacy programme implemented by Corporation of Chennai has gone through 3rd phase like Total Literacy Campaign (TLC), Post Literacy Programme (PLP) and Continuing Education Programme (CEP) benefiting of the slum population. The study revealed that women are the major beneficiaries of the Continuing Education Libraries.
Continuing Education, Corporation Chennai, Literacy Campaign, National Literacy Mission, Neo-Literates, Public Libraries, Total Literacy