Education Sector-2021

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This is no 1991, but Sitharaman's budget should boost growth, create jobs and stimulate a COVID-hit economy
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This is no 1991, but Sitharaman's budget should boost growth, create jobs and stimulate a COVID-hit economy

The best part of Union Budget 2021, however, is that Nirmala Sitharaman resisted the temptation to slap more cess, surcharges on the taxpaying citizens and refrained from imposing a ‘wealth tax’ to raise revenue.

Union Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman aims to raise resources without raising taxes; a bold step
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Union Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman aims to raise resources without raising taxes; a bold step

From a consumer and healthcare perspective, Union Budget 2021 has a lot of positives. On the healthcare side, COVID-19 pandemic had brought to light India's underspend in healthcare. Budget 2021 has done well by allocating over Rs 2 trillion holistically towards the health sector, a handsome increase of 137 percent.

Union Budget 2021: Over 15,000 schools to include all components of NEP; funds for KVs, mid-day meals hiked
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Union Budget 2021: Over 15,000 schools to include all components of NEP; funds for KVs, mid-day meals hiked

The funds for the Kendriya Vidyalayas saw an increase as the schools have been issued Rs 6,800 crore for the upcoming financial year compared to the Rs 5,516 crore last year

Union Budget 2021: FM announces new central university in Leh, 100 new sainik schools across India
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Union Budget 2021: FM announces new central university in Leh, 100 new sainik schools across India

Nirmala Sitharaman, while presenting the Union Budget today, also said that a higher education commission will be set up to act as an umbrella body for standard-setting, accreditation, regulation, and funding

Full text: FM Nirmala Sitharaman unveils Union Budget 2021; doubles healthcare spending, lifts caps on FDI
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Full text: FM Nirmala Sitharaman unveils Union Budget 2021; doubles healthcare spending, lifts caps on FDI

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday delivered her third Budget speech in the Parliament. Here's the full text of her speech in Lok Sabha

Union Budget 2021: Govt needs to emphasise skill development in education policy to support economy
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Union Budget 2021: Govt needs to emphasise skill development in education policy to support economy

The education sector is undoubtedly at the cusp of an exciting phase with policy push and technological advancements.

Union Budget 2021: Govt should provide 12-15% higher allocation to online education
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Union Budget 2021: Govt should provide 12-15% higher allocation to online education

Implementing an astute tax model that also caters to online education would be quite beneficial to students who wish to learn more and bolster their skills for a better future

Union Budget 2021: Favour extension of pandemic support measures, thrust on infra investment, says IMF
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Union Budget 2021: Favour extension of pandemic support measures, thrust on infra investment, says IMF

IMF’s chief economist Gita Gopinath said more public infrastructure spending is needed and that the Government of India has expressed its intention to do so

Union Budget 2021: Time to invest in virtual forms of education, say experts, tell govt to plug gaps in sector
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Union Budget 2021: Time to invest in virtual forms of education, say experts, tell govt to plug gaps in sector

Teachers, too, have been severely impacted due to COVID-19 as many faced job cuts or mental pressures to train themselves quickly to adopt to online teaching.

Union Budget 2021: From going paperless to no briefcase, 5 differences in the way it will be presented this year
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Union Budget 2021: From going paperless to no briefcase, 5 differences in the way it will be presented this year

The Union Budget will be presented against the backdrop of the economy in recession due to COVID-19