Rs 1,000 crore investment planned education: Arunachal CM

Rs 1,000 crore investment planned education: Arunachal CM

ITANAGAR [Maha Media]: The Arunachal Pradesh government has dedicated 2021 as the 'Year of Education with a planned investment of ?1,000 crores for the sector, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Friday.

Participating in the budget discussion, Khandu told the assembly that his government will launch 'Mission Shiksha' to improve the standard of education in the next two years with six focus areas, including infrastructure development of schools, technology intervention through information and communication technology and digital initiatives. "From a limited number of schools, today we have more than 3,000 schools but without quality education," he said. The House later passed the state budget for 2021-22 by voice vote. On Wednesday, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein had presented a ?578.50-crore deficit budget in the assembly.

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