Delhi To Get Two New Universities

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In a step towards
strengthening the higher education, the Delhi government has proposed two new
universities in the national capital.

State Finance Minister
Manish Sisodia, keeping the Budget share for the education sector over 25 per
cent for 2019-20, said the University of Applied Sciences will help to change
the way people see the professional courses.

The varsity will offer
courses from the modular of three months to the Ph.D. and M.Phil level, he
said.

The second proposed
varsity is for teachers’ training.

“Education will get 26 per
cent of the total expenditure Budget in 2019-2020,” Sisodia said in his Budget
speech.

“The government will give
tablet computers to all Class 11 and 12 students of Pratibha Schools and
Schools of Excellence and those scoring over 80% in Class 10.”

Entrepreneurship
Curriculum, which will also give seed money to students, will also be launched
from the coming session, he added.

Reported by
Hindustan Times

~Preksha
Mishra

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