The Finance Minister Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to set up a National Police University and a National Forensic Science University. Many projects are to be commenced in PPP mode.
In the Union Budget 2020-21 tabled on Saturday, the Finance Minister Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to set up a National Police University and a National Forensic Science University. Ms. Sitharaman stated that Rs 99,300 crore had been allocated for the education sector and Rs 3,000 crore for skill development. She said this while presenting her budget speech. She also informed that the Narendra Modi government would soon announce a new education policy. As per the new proposals announced in the budget, urban local bodies would offer an internship to young engineers for a year so that they get an idea about the functioning of the government.
During her budget speech, she continued and said that degree level online education courses would be introduced which could be offered by colleges figuring in top 100 in National Institutional Ranking Framework. In order to boost the Study in India programme, the Finance Minister proposed "conducting IND-SAT exam to be held in African and Asian countries for benchmarking foreign candidates who wish to study in India".
In the union budget 2020-21, the finance minister sought to implement many reforms in the education sector and the allocation of Rs 99,300 crore suggests a lot about this. She informed that the government aims to bring major revolutionary changes in the education sector of India. She stated that many projects are to be commenced in PPP mode which would help boost the education sector. So far, people have seen this budget as an optimistic one.
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