Education in Union Budget 2017-18

The outlay on education sector this year has seen a rise of 9.9% from Rs.72,394 crore to Rs. 79,685.95 crore. Of the total outlay, Rs. 46,356.25 is for the school sector and the rest for higher education.

The outlay is for a range of activities including learning assessment in schools; revamping UGC; setting up of a national testing agency to conduct higher education entrance exams; and freeing…

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