Budget: FM announces Rs 400 crore for higher education institutions

Presenting the Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced Rs 400 crore would be allotted for establishing world-class higher education institutions in India.

* Draft legislation Higher Education commission of India (HECI) would be tabled.

* The ‘Study in India’ program will attract foreign students to India.

* A new national education policy to propose changes in school, higher education.

NT Bureau