Noida – The government of Delhi has announced the Budget of the year 2019 on 26 February 2019. In the Delhi Budget 2019, the Delhi government has announced that the Education sector will get 26 per cent of the total expenditure Budget in 2019. The Delhi government has also proposed two new universities in the national capital in order to step towards strengthening higher education in the state.
State Finance Minister in Delhi Governement, Manish Sisodia said that we are keeping the Budget share for the education sector over 25 per cent for 2019-20, he also said the government is planning to open 2 Universities in the state and the University of Applied Sciences will help to change the way people see the professional courses. He also said that the University will offer courses from the modular of three months to the Ph.D. and M.Phil level and the second proposed University is for teachers’ training programs.
Mr Sisodia said in his Budget speech “Education will get 26 per cent of the total expenditure Budget in 2019-2020. The government will give tablet computers to all Class 11 and 12 students of Pratibha Schools and Schools of Excellence and those scoring over 80 per cent in Class 10. He also added “Entrepreneurship Curriculum, which will also give seed money to students, will also be launched from the coming session”.