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Can India's education budget fund increased spending in new policy?

Good public education is a fundamental right in India, and there is a strong correlation between public investment in education, child development and empowerment

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The government’s Draft New Education Policy released May 2019 suggests increasing spending on education from 10% of total government expenditure to 20% by 2030. However, there is no funding available for such an increase in India’s current education budget.
Further, since 2015, government spending on school education has actually decreased after correcting for inflation, according to an analysis of state and central education finances over the years.
Good public education is a fundamental right in India, and there is a strong correlation between public investment in education, child development and empowerment. For instance, states

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First Published: Sep 10 2019 | 7:49 AM IST

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