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.