Budget: Govt. to monitor private sector education

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The private education sector would be monitored by the government, the Budget 2017 proposed.

Scholarships would be offered for top university students to study in Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Further, Rs. 10 million would be allocated to meet ragging incidents and a sheet would be provided for students to state the funds spent on them. Meanwhile, higher education loans up to Rs. 800,000 would be provided for 15,000 students who fail to enter state universities.

Free tabs would be given to Advanced Level (A/L) students and teachers from 2017. Special insurance coverage for the students would be available.

Meanwhile, the expenditure on plantation would be limited to 5000 acres.

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  • Dr Drake Thursday, 10 November 2016 04:49 PM

    Tab? Chapter 2 of "free Wifi"

    Amila.G Thursday, 10 November 2016 05:09 PM

    Typical Dream wolrd budget, As usual.

    Bala Thursday, 10 November 2016 05:14 PM

    Another LOONY scheme ??

    Dr Red Bull Thursday, 10 November 2016 06:03 PM

    wow!!...free tab!!!!Money from where????????:D

    beetle Thursday, 10 November 2016 06:16 PM

    how can they monitor private education when they are desperate in Goverment education.no teachers and many shortages monetary expenses they talk highly but seems no input of it to the education of the children. via DM Android App

    Arnold Thursday, 10 November 2016 08:25 PM

    This is like trying to cheap t a kid with seeni bola! Instead of this fairy tales, they should charge a nominal fee from ALL university students and use the funds to increase facilities and capacity. This will give 2 benefits: 1. Increase in capacity 2. Students will value education more and work harder to make money instead of protesting on the roads at their free time.


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