Thursday, 20 September 2012

September 2012

National Education Funding Spikes

Education sector outlays for the 12th Plan Period have increased by an approximate 155 percent, reaching Rs 1,10,700 crore for the higher education sector and Rs 3,43,208 crore for school education and literacy. The outlay for the higher education sector and school education in the 11th Plan Period was Rs 39,804 crore and Rs 1,37,734 crore, respectively. The boost in funding will facilitate the establishment of new colleges and universities, as well as build capacity in existing institutions.

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