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Delhi Government allocates 26% of state budget to education sector


Similar to the previous year’s allocation, the education sector receives the highest allocation of 26% of the state’s budget. While Presenting the budget the Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has announced that the government has decided to felicitate students who will be scoring above 80% in Class 10, 11, and 12.

“Students scoring above 80% in class X in government schools will get computer tablets from the govt. Those in class XI and XII in RPVVs and schools of excellence will also get tabs,” Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said.

Responding to the government doing politics over education, Deputy Chief Minister says Yes, we are doing politics over education. It is our responsibility to bring education into politics and we want to do it.”

The Aam Aadmi Party has also announced the establishment of MBA courses for students pursuing to join family businesses.

“Delhi has no applied sciences courses. Students feel ashamed to study at ITIs. Delhi govt will start new Applied Sciences university with certificate, diploma, degree up to Ph.D. will be provided,” said Manish Sisodia.

He also announced that government has also decided to provide teacher’s training, “New teacher training university in the works in Delhi,” said Sisodia. “Government to start an MBA course at Delhi Technological University for those interested in pursuing their family business,” Manish Sisodia said.

“Funding for parents of differently abled girls for their wedding. Scheme to provide those with locomotor disabilities with specially fitted scooters or motorized cycles,” Sisodia said.

While announcing the budget, it was also announced that a budget of ₹60,000 crore to be allotted to soldiers martyred in Pulwama. The session of the Delhi Assembly started with a standing ovation for the Indian Air force for carrying out the strike on Terror camps in Pakistan.

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