According to a statement released on Wednesday by the state government, the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government will spend more than Rs 750 crore on primary, secondary, and higher education in the next three months to make education accessible to everyone in the state. In this regard, the government has also prepared a plan of action.
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According to the information provided, Higher Education Department developed an action plan for spending more than Rs 20 crore. At the same time, the Basic Education Department has prepared an action plan for spending Rs 121 crore on various schemes. In contrast, since the budget was approved, the Secondary Education Department anticipates spending more than 600 crores.
The Higher Education Department has also presented a strategy for spending the budget for the next three months, in addition to Basic and Secondary. Under this plan, a “skill hub” will be established with a budget of Rs 2.10 crores. The department will decide what basic facilities and equipment to buy.
The government will offer vocational education to students who have dropped out of school through the skill hub. Short-term certification courses for skill training will also be provided after school and during weekly holidays. On the other hand, high-quality promotion of higher education will receive a budget of Rs 2 crore.
Rs 10 crore will be spent on the Chief Minister’s Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme, with Rs 5 crore on the ward-level digital library and Rs 1 crore on Skill Hub to provide education focused on employment. Over the next three months, the Higher Education Department will spend Rs 20.1 crore.