Vol.1: Historical Survey: 1. Hindu and Muhammadan period/J.M. Sen. 2. Primary education/A.S. Altekar. 3. Popular elementary education/F.F. Keay. 4. Historical background/K.G. Saiyidain. 5. A period of neglect (1813-82)/D.M. Desai. 6. Speeches of Gopal Krishna Gokhale. 7. Primary education in India/A.T. Mukherjee.
Vol.2: Committees/Commissions: 1. Report of the primary education committee. 2. Report of the Bihar education re-organisation committee on primary education. 3. Speech delivered by the Hon'ble Minister of education at the first meeting of the primary and secondary education re-organization committee, United provinces, held at Lucknow on 21 April, 1938. 4. Introduction to report of the primary and secondary education reorganization committee, united provinces. 5. Folk-music in the school curriculum. 6. Summary of conclusions and recommendations. 7. Documents and data relating to the work of the committee. 8. Education of girls in the age-group of 6-11 (Primary education). 9. Wastage and stagnation in the education of girls at the primary and secondary stages. 10. School health education. 11. Introduction to report of the school health committee. 12. School health services--functions of a school health service. 13. Summary of important recommendations. 14. School health administration. 15. School environment. 16. School meal programme. 17. Recommendations of the committee on the pre-primary education in Mysore State (1961). 18. The education of elementary teachers in India--a historical survey (1800-1961). 19. Report of the education commission. 20. Recommendations of the committee to look into the causes for lack of public support particularly in rural areas for girls' education and to enlist public cooperation (1964-65). 21. CABE committee on NPE (1992). 22. Expert group on status-cum-impact evaluation of literacy campaigns in India (1993).
Vol.3: Seminars/Conferences: 1. Primary teachers in India. 2. Working paper. 3. National seminar on compulsory primary education. 4. Inaugural address by Dr. A.N. Khosla, Member, Planning Commission. 5. Presidential address by Shri M. Bhaktavatsalam, Minister for Education and Finance, Madras. 6. Functions of village Panchayats and Panchayat Samitis. 7. The main conclusions of the national seminar circulated on 23 August, 1962. 8. Summary of the recommendations. 9. Report of the third national seminar on compulsory primary education, Hyderabad. 10. Primary education in Panchayati Raj. 11. An appraisal of education of the girls at the primary and the middle stage (Past and present)/Sheila Khanna. 12. The development and growth of pre-primary education in India from 1952 to 1962/Rajalakshmi Varma. 13. Summary of findings and recommendations. 14. A review of the third five year plan in elementary education. 15. Elementary education--the story of its growth in the modern period/B.S. Goel. 16. Improving the quality of primary education/R.K. Gupta. 17. Towards an Indian philosophy of primary education/R.P. Singh. 18. Talented school teachers at the primary level--their identification and training/L.C. Singh. 19. Evaluating pupils at the primary stage/Prabhakar Singh. 20. Language teaching and learning at primary stage in India/M.G. Chaturvedi. 21. Vitalizing primary education through work experience/S.C. Chaudhuri. 22. Science in primary education/N.K. Sanyal and B.D. Atreya. 23. Suggested health programme for primary schools/S.K. Saini. 24. Handicapped children in ordinary school/Chanchal Mehra. 25. Inaugural address/S. Nurul Hasan. 26. School examinations/S.V.C. Aiya. 27. Primary education. 28. The 1993 Kuala Lumpur declaration on education for all. 29. Education for all : Delhi summit declaration.
Vol.4: Modern Times: 1. Primary education in India: the statutory position. 2. The school and the community. 3. Extension of basic education. 4. Compulsory education in practice (1893-1950)/D.M. Desai. 5. Elementary education. 6. The contribution of basic education/K.G. Saiyidain. 7. A plea for a generous vision/K.G. Saiyidain. 8. Recruitment, training and selection of rural teachers/E.A. Pires. 9. The role of the rural primary teacher in nation building/E.A. Pires. 10. The programme of the rural primary school/E.A. Pires. 11. Schools as parents see them/Rabindra Menon. 12. Quality and quantity/J.P. Naik. 13. Village Panchayats in primary education/J.P. Naik. 14. Towards better understanding/Rabindra Menon. 15. Strategy and priority/J.P. Naik. 16. Expansion of elementary education/K.L. Shrimali. 17. Educational statistics.