NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has allocated 26% of its state budget to education this year, earmarking Rs 13997 crore in total. This remains higher than most states in the country and yet over the last budget allocation – 23.5% – made by the government.
Allocating Rs 15 crore to Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights which will carry out ranking of all schools in the capital, he also earmarked Rs 10 crore to conduct self-defences classes for the government school girls. There has also been an impetus for sports activities in Capital, as the government allocated Rs 35 crore to Mission Excellence and Khelo Tarakki Karo schemes for sports excellence. Another Rs 20 crore has been allocated to conduct sportingly events across Delhi.