Budget 2020 : What was special for Education?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while talking about the education sector in the budget 2020 also said that a new education policy will be announced in the country soon.

Budget 2020 : What was special for Education?

Budget 2020 education sector gets 99300 crores

In the budget 2020, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced Rs 99300 crore for the financial year 2020-21 for the education sector. This amount is about five crore rupees more than the last financial year 2019-20. In the last financial year 2019-20, Rs 94,853.64 crore was given to the education sector.

The Modi government has emphasized in the field of education. A total of Rs 99,300 crore has been allocated to the sector in the financial year 2020-2021. The education budget is 2.25 percent of the entire budget. The Finance Minister has made several big announcements in the budget. It has also announced the opening of doors for foreign investment, new courses and new universities. This time the budget will bring new energy in the field of education.

150 new higher educational institutions to be opened
The budget said that 150 higher educational institutions will be started by March 2021. Skilled training will be given in these institutes. The degree level online scheme for quality education will start. National Police University will be open, announced to create and fund National Police University and National Forensic University.


There is a plan for one year internship in local body for youth The Finance Minister said - The government will start apprentices' institutes along with 150 higher education institutions. Apart from this, the government will start a program in which urban bodies will give internships for one year to new engineers so that interns can learn and urban bodies can also help in the work.
Government is working to improve higher education, now students of the world will be given facilities to study in India. Students of India will also be sent to countries in Asia, Africa. It is proposed to make National Police University, National University of Judicial Sciences. A bridge program will be launched by the Ministry of Health and Skill Development for doctors, so that practicing doctors can be taught about professional things. There are also plans to set up medical colleges in district hospitals. This scheme will prepare doctors from district hospitals. Teachers, nurses, paramedical staff are needed in the country.


Announcements for education and jobs in budget 2020


 • Two new universities are proposed in this budget. These will be - National Police University       and National Forensic Science University. 
• National recruitment agency will be set up.
 • 8 thousand crores has been proposed for quantum technology and applications.
'Ind-SAT' announced to be operated in Asia and Africa under Study in India program
• Emphasis has been laid on improving the skills of teachers, nurses, medical support staff abroad.
• FDI has been talked about for education.
• It has been announced to introduce degree level online education program for the disadvantaged.
• It has been announced to open new institutes by 2021 for diploma courses.
• It is proposed to open a medical college on PPP model.
Emphasis has been laid on improving the skills of teachers, nurses, medical support staff abroad.
• Three thousand crore rupees have been proposed to be spent for skill development.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while talking about the education sector in the budget 2020 also said that a new education policy will be announced in the country soon.