Budget 2019-2020: Govt allocates Rs29047 mln for Higher Education sector

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ISLAMABAD: The federal government has allocated Rs29047 million under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the ongoing and new schemes of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) during fiscal years 2019-20.

According to the budgetary document on Tuesday, out of total amount, around Rs24887 million has been allocated for ongoing schemes, while, Rs4160 million has been allocated for new schemes.

Among ongoing schemes, Rs170 million has been allocated for Centre for Mathematical Science (CMS) at PIEAS Islamabad while, around Rs229 million has also been allocated for development of Fatima Jinnah Women University, Campus-II (Phase-2) Chakri Road Rawalpindi.

Rs350 million has been allocated for enhancement of Research Facilities at University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS), Ravi Campus Pattoki, as well as Rs800 million has also been allocated establishment of Sub-Campus of Public Sector Universities at district level.

Courtesy: APP

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