From Arun Jaitley allocating Rs 1.38 lakh crore for 2018-19 on health, education and social security, thrust on higher education to setting-up new institutions, here are the education related highlights of this year's budget.
To improve quality of teachers, Govt to launch integrated B.Ed programme. Jaitley announced a new programme Diksha under which 13 lakh untrained teachers will be getting formal training.
The govt aims to move from black board to digital board in schools by 2022 Scheme for revitalizing school infrastructure, with an allocation of 1 lakh crore rupees over four years. Called RISE - Revitalizing Infrastructure in School Education
Govt will identify 1000 B-Tech students each year and provide them means to pursue PHDs in IITs and IISc
One Govt. medical college to be ensured for every 3 parliamentary constituencies by upgrading 24 district-level colleges.
By 2022, every block with more than 50% ST population and at least 20,000 tribal people will have 'Ekalavya' school at par with Navodaya Vidyalas.
Two new schools of planning and architecture will also be set up including 18 more in IITs and NIITs.
Education will be treated holistically from pre-nursery to class XII.
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