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Budget 2020: National Police University, Forensic Science varsity proposed

Sitharaman said the Narendra Modi government will soon announce a new education policy

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi police, JNU

The government has proposed to set up a National University and a National Forensic Science University, Finance Minister said on Saturday.

Presenting the Budget for 2020-21, Sitharaman said Rs 99,300 crore has been allocated for the education sector and Rs 3,000 crore for skill development.

Sitharaman said the Narendra Modi government will soon announce a new education policy.

According to new proposals announced in the budget, urban local bodies will provide internship to young engineers for a year so that they get an idea about the functioning of the government.

"Degree level online education courses will be introduced which can be provided by colleges figuring in top 100 in National Institutional Ranking Framework," she said in her

In order to boost the Study in India programme, the Finance Minister proposed "conducting IND-SAT exam to be held in African and Asian countries for benchmarking foreign candidates who wish to study in the India".

First Published: Sat, February 01 2020. 12:50 IST
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