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Geography of Educational Institutions: Use of Geospatial method in identifying Educational Deserts and Oasis-a case study in Kerala, India

posted on 2021-07-06, 21:12 authored by Manulal RamManulal Ram, Deepika LakshmanDeepika Lakshman, Resmi Varghese, Manoharan A.N., Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, Government College, Vidya Nagar, Kasaragod-671123, A N

This work mainly features the geographic reach and accessibility of higher educational institutions in specific region through a basic geospatial examination. It thereby identifies the a newly focused theme of educational policy and administrative tool called Educational Deserts and Oasis, in the Indian context. This study emphasizes how the geographic reach of educational institutions particularly, the higher education institutions constitute economic and social development of a region which is largely dependent and thrives on educational benefits it usually receives.


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Lead author country

  • India

Lead author job role

  • Higher Education Lecturer

Lead author institution

The Kerala State Higher Education Council

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  • No

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This is my paper


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