Nirmala Sitharaman has announced Rs 99,300 crore for the education sector and Rs 3000 crore for skills development in the 2020 budget. To improve the education system, foreign loans and FDI measures will be taken. While there, he said that university-level online programs will now be run and that a new education policy for this will be announced by the government shortly. At the same time, a plan will also be made to set up medical colleges in district hospitals. Internship facility will be given to young engineers.
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The finance minister said the government is working to improve higher education, students of the world will have facilities to study in India. Indian students will also be sent to countries in Asia, Africa. It is proposed to establish a National Police University, a National Forensic Science University. There will be a bridging program for doctors, so that practicing doctors can gain knowledge of professional matters.
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Earlier, Finance Minister Nirmala Sita Raman paid tribute to the late GST architect Arun Jaitley in her second budget speech. After this, while counting the achievements of the Modi government, he said that our government is making progress with the policies of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas. Today, India leads the growing economies of the world. Between 2014 and 2019, the Modi government’s policies raised $284 billion in foreign direct investment.
He read a lion by Pandit Dinanath and said that our land is like a blooming Shalimar Bagh, like a lotus blooming in Dal Lake, like the warm blood of youth, my land, your land, the world’s most beloved land.
Like last time, Sitharaman also reached Parliament this year with the budget document in the traditional “ledger account” of red color. Nirmala Sitharaman said in her speech that the government of Narendra Modi gained a majority in the Lok Sabha elections, the 2019 election results are a mandate for our policies. This budget is the budget of the country’s ambitions.
Earlier, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman along with her team met with President Ram Nath Kovind before coming to parliament to present her second budget in parliament. He was accompanied by Finance Minister Anurag Thakur, Finance Minister Rajiv Kumar and other senior ministry officials. Rashtrapati Bhavan said in his tweet: “By tradition, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met President Ram Nath Kovind before presenting the budget. This budget is being presented at a time when concerns are expressed about the economic slowdown in the country.