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September 20, 2017

Budget 2016: Announcements for education and skills


  • Scheme to get Rs.500 crores for promoting entrepreneurship among SC/ST
  • 10 public and 10 private educational institutions to be made world-class.
  • Digital repository for all school leaving certificates and diplomas.
  • 1,000 crore for higher education financing.
  • 1,700 crore for 1500 multi-skill development centres.
  • 62 new navodaya vidyalayas to provide quality education.
  • Digital literacy scheme to be launched to cover 6 crore additional rural households
  • Entrepreneurship training to be provided across schools, colleges and massive online courses.
  • Objective to skill 1 crore youth in the next 3 years under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna(PMKVY) -Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
  • National Skill Development Mission has imparted training to 76 lakh youth. 1500 Multi-skill training institutes to be set up.

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