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Jaitley allocates Rs 1000 crores for higher education

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday allocated Rs. 1000 crores for higher education.

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Publish Date: Feb 29 2016 5:50PM | Updated Date: Mar 3 2016 11:27AM

Jaitley allocates Rs 1000 crores for higher education

 Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday allocated Rs. 1000 crores for higher education. 

 
In his speech Jaitley said the Centre’s allocation for higher education shows its shifts of focus on higher education from school.
 
It also shows distribution of funds for education sector has been reduced
 
In his last budget, Jaitley had reduced overall allocations in the education sector, but increased the planned higher education fund by almost 22 per cent.