Budget 2019: Education sector gets ₹94,854 crore, research gets leg up
- Of the total ₹94,853. 64 crore education budget, ₹56, 536.63 crore has been pegged for school sector and ₹38,317.01 crore for higher education
- Nirmala Sitharaman proposes to establish a National Research Foundation to fund and promote research
NEW DELHI : The union budget Friday allocated ₹94,853.64 crore for education sector in 2019-20, an increase of nearly ₹10,000 crore of what 2018-19 budget estimates had pegged for the sector.
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