Union Budget 2018-19 For Education Sector
This is a discussion on AfterGraduation's new article "Education Budget 2018: Finance Minister Plans To Invest In Higher Education And Quality Of Education".
The Union Budget 2018-19 is out today, which have something for everybody, including a big infrastructural push to the education sector. While announcing his Union budget 2018, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced various benefits for students and education sector in India. Fellowships for 1,000 top engineering students for pursuing a doctorate, 24 new medical colleges and a new funding mechanism for higher education institutes were among the key initiatives in the education budget 2018, announced in the Union 2018-19 budget.
The major highlights of the Union Budget Speech 2018-19 as concerned with the Education sector i.e Education Budget 2018 are provided below.
AfterGraduation appreciates the Modi Government which shifts the focus from introducing new institutes to consolidating the measures and improving the quality of existing education and related infrastructure.