The Finance Minister has announced a twenty per cent hike in education budget this year from Rs 28,674 crore to Rs 34,400 crore.
Do you think this will help improve literacy levels in India [ Images ]? Will this move help improve the poor education standards in remote rural areas?
Also, there's a proposal to start 3 new IITs in the states of Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan [ Images ]. The Finance Minister has also announced opening of 16 central universities in 2008-09.
Do you think this will raise the higher learning education standards going ahead? Will this help India emerge as a major hub that supplies skilled talent worldwide?
Do you think the Finance Minister should have done more for the upliftment of poor educational standards in India? Tell us.