Education 2019 Budget LIVE
Under various articles of the Indian Constitution, free and compulsory education is provided as a fundamental right to the children between the ages of 6 and 14. The Union government makes budgetary allocation every year to the education sector for its improvement and increasing infrastructure. There were demands in the past to hike the allocation for education. In the interim Budget for 2019-20, the government had allocated Rs 93,847.64 crore for the education sector, an increase of over 10 percent from previous Budget allocation. While Rs 37,461.01 crore had been allocated for higher education, an amount of Rs 56,386.63 crore had been earmarked for school education.
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Jul 05, 2019
Union Budget 2019: Govt announces 'Study in India' programme, proposes to set up National Research Foundation and Sports Education BoardThe Centre Friday allocated Rs 400 crore for setting up world-class education institutes and announced 'Study in India' programme that will aim at attracting foreign students to the country during the Union Budget 2019
Jan 31, 2019
Budget 2019: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw says agriculture, healthcare and education sectors likely to receive priority attentionThe Agriculture, Healthcare & Education sectors are likely to receive priority attention this budget.
Jan 29, 2019
Miserly income-tax benefits for education have dented middle class’ passport to prosperity; Budget 2019 should address lacunaSection 80C allows tuition fees paid for two children of the taxpayer, whether to a school or college so long as it is in India. But this section is not education-specific
Jan 25, 2019
Budget 2019: Share of education in total expenditure has been declining since 2014; will it be different this time?The projection for the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for 2019-20 does not look very cheerful for the education sector
Dec 10, 2018
Govt should stop interfering with how IIMs should be run; better focus on primary, secondary educationAnother sore point with centres of excellence – including IIMs – is the government’s reluctance to give them total autonomy over finances.