BHUBANESWAR: Education and skill development has received the highest allocation in the Budget for 2021-22 fiscal with the State government earmarking a whopping Rs 24,370 crore with a major thrust on holistic development of schools, colleges and skill training institutes. The budget for education sector this fiscal will focus on imparting quality education and providing employable skills, said School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash.
An allocation of Rs 253 crore has been made under Mo School programme, six times more than the previous fiscal. Considering the success of Mo School campaign, the State government has also allocated Rs 7 crore for the Mo College Abhiyan which will be launched in March.
Source: The New Indian Express