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New schemes of Education Dept gets Rs 4,510 crore outlay

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New schemes of Education Dept gets Rs 4,510 crore outlay

The Education Department’s annual budget estimates plan outlay of Rs 4,510 crore. It proposes few new schemes for 2014-15 apart from extending existing schemes. This is aimed to improve the quality of education especially at primary level. There is an increase of Rs 880 crore with a rise of 17 per cent in the plan outlay from the previous year. The annual budget of the department proposes schemes which includes Pratibha Vikas Kasauti a scheme to improve the quality of government primary school students. An estimated amount of Rs 60 lakh has been proposed for the scheme. The other scheme is Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) tutorial for Class XII students in rural and tribal areas and Rs 50 lakh is proposed for the scheme. And other schemes includes addition of milk in the mid-day  meal , School surveillance, virtual education and Bicycles for kids.

 

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