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  Terms of Reference
  As per Government Notification of 13th June 2005, the following are the Terms of Reference of the National Knowledge Commission (NKC).

  • Build excellence in the educational system to meet the knowledge challenges of the 21st century and increase India's competitive advantage in fields of knowledge.

  • Promote creation of knowledge in S&T laboratories.

  • Improve the management of institutions engaged in intellectual property rights.

  • Promote knowledge applications in agriculture and industry.

  • Promote the use of knowledge capabilities in making government an effective, transparent and accountable service provider to the citizen and promote widespread sharing of knowledge to maximize public benefit.
  Objectives
  The overarching aim of the National Knowledge Commission is to enable the development of a vibrant knowledge based society. This entails both a radical improvement in existing systems of knowledge, and creating avenues for generating new forms of knowledge.

Greater participation and more equitable access to knowledge across all sections of society are of vital importance in achieving these goals.

In view of the above, the NKC seeks to develop appropriate institutional frameworks to:

  • Strengthen the education system, promote domestic research and innovation, facilitate knowledge application in sectors like health, agriculture, and industry.

  • Leverage information and communication technologies to enhance governance and improve connectivity.

  • Devise mechanisms for exchange and interaction between knowledge systems in the global arena.
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