Rajasthan Education Budget 2017; Report

The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, presented the state Financial budget for the Fiscal Year 2017-18 here on Wednesday. The budget had high expectations set from many sectors that eyed a fair share of the financial allotment from the State Government. The budget was as interesting as expected and the financial allotment seems to be very well planned. Most of the sector bagged good funds for the development, and here is what education sector got from the Rajasthan Budget 2017:

  • As per the State Budget, 13,900 schools have been promoted and the plans to make all those schools which have more than 40 students enrolled, have been promoted in the charts.
  • For the availability of teachers in the rural areas of Rajasthan, the state government has pursued decisive equalization.
  • Science department to be introduced in the schools in Baanswada, Dungarpur, Pali, Alwar, Jodhpur, and many other major districts of Rajasthan.
  • Also, commerce as well as science to be introduced in many schools in Bundi, Udaipur, Jaipur and Pratapgarh.
  • In more than 50 schools, vocational courses would be made a part of the curriculum.
  • Total 746 classrooms will be made in 133 schools. Also, attention would be paid on the availability of pure drinking water and toilets in the school campuses.
  • The state has planned to open Government Universities for women and other universities in Rajsamand, Baap Jodhpur, Antaa and Churu in the upcoming year.

Last year in September, the Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje quoted Rajasthan to be a model in the education sector for others to follow. Rajasthan has always paid the due attention to its education sector and thus expects the numbers to shine through every sector.

The stats of the education sector in Rajasthan, as stated by Raje last year September are that “at panchayat level, 9,895 Adarsh Senior Secondary Schools are providing education from class 1 to 12 and another 9,610 ‘Utkrisht schools’ are providing education from classes 1 to 8,” The statement was given by Vasundhara Raje while felicitating 41 teachers for their commendable work.

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