Rs 99,300cr outlay for education sector

Rs 99,300cr outlay for education sector


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that all steps would be taken to deliver higher quality education in the country.

An outlay of Rs 99,300 crore has been fixed for education sector and Rs 3,000 crore for skill development.

The Government proposes introduction of 'Ind-SAT', an exam for Asian and African countries. This would help make India a higher education destination.

In the changing times, there would be a degree-level full-fledged online education programme. Top 100 institutions in the country would be offering such courses.