The budget and higher education
Increase in enrolment calls for improvement of the quality of education, which is in a dismal state
In a move towards realizing the increasing aspirations of young India, the government, for the year 2016-17, has earmarked ₹ 28,840 crore for the department of higher education under the human resource development (HRD) ministry, as against ₹ 26,855 crore in 2015-16, registering a significant increase of 7.4% over the previous year.
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