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National Police University, National Forensic Science University proposed by Sitharaman

​Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced National Police University and National Forensic Science University as she allocated Rs 99, 300 crores for Education sector in 2021. Sitharaman said a new education policy will be announced soon.

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New Delhi Updated on: February 01, 2020 12:54 IST
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National Police University, National Forensic Science University proposed by Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced National Police University and National Forensic Science University as she allocated Rs 99, 300 crores for Education sector in 2021. Sitharaman said a new education policy will be announced soon.

The government has proposed to set up a National Police University and a National Forensic Science University, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday. Presenting the Budget for 2020-21, Sitharaman said Rs 99,300 crore has been allocated for the education sector and Rs 3,000 crore for skill development.

Sitharaman said the Narendra Modi government will soon announce a new education policy.

According to new proposals announced in the budget, urban local bodies will provide internship to young engineers for a year so that they get an idea about the functioning of the government.

"Degree level online education courses will be introduced which can be provided by colleges figuring in top 100 in National Institutional Ranking Framework," she said in her budget speech.

In order to boost the Study in India programme, the Finance Minister proposed "conducting IND-SAT exam to be held in African and Asian countries for benchmarking foreign candidates who wish to study in the India"

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