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BJP reneges on its 2014 poll promise with lacklustre education budget

The Modi government’s last budget ahead of the 2019 election was a mixed bag for the education sector, which is plagued with many serious issues aside from the overall lack of funds. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated Rs 85,000 crore (US$13.26 billion) for education, with Rs 50,000 crore for schools and the rest for higher […]