Hike in education share welcomed

Subscribe to Oneindia News

Mumbai, Feb 29: The 20 per cent rise in the allocation for education in the Union Budget has been welcomed by educationists here.

Mr K S Karthik, CEO of 24X7 Learning, told the sources that raising the budgetary allocation for education to Rs 34,400 crore, will give the education sector a fillip. He also welcomed the decision to establish three more Indian Institutes of Technolgy saying this would help in providing more quality professionals.

He suggested that a portion of the allocation should be utilised for training and retraining the 3.5 million graduates who pass out annually so that they are employable.

UNI

Please Wait while comments are loading...