The Union Budget 2020-21 presented by Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has allocated ₹99,300 crores for the education sector for 2020-21. "By 2030, India will have the largest working-age population in the world," Sitharaman said. " They held dialogues held with state education ministries, MPs and other stakeholders. The new education policy will get announced soon," she added.
This is some amount to spend on the education sector of a country with a below-par literacy rate. It looks like the Modi government needs to spend more on education by various numbers of schemes in and are in desperate need to gain a good image amid this CAA turmoil.
On the other hand, the government has allocated ₹12,300 crores for the Swachh Bharat mission for 2020-21, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced while presenting the Union Budget on Saturday. "We have provided an additional ₹69,000 crore for the health sector," she added. She also said that tuberculosis will end in India by 2025.