Union Budget 2015-16: IDA Opinion Poll #Budget2015


Dear Educator,


On account of overwhelming responses and popular demand, we are now including the “Union Budget 2015-16 Poll” under public domain.

With reference to the recently presented Union Budget 2015-16 by the Hon’ble Finance Minister Shri. Arun Jaitley, we request your valuable expertise and opinion on the Budget through a short 2-minute survey designed for the Indian Higher Education sector.


The Government proposed to set aside Rs. 69,074.76 crore for the education sector, out of which there was an increase in the Higher Education Budget from Rs. 23,700 crore in 2014-15 to Rs. 26,855.26 crore in 2015-16, indicating a shift in focus from school to higher education in the national budget presented in Parliament.

While the spending on School Education & Literacy has been marginally reduced to Rs. 42,219.5 crore, the Government is stressing on Skill Development with an allocation of Rs. 1,543.46 crore to the newly formed Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Additionally, the total spending for Ministry of Labour & Employement has been proposed for Rs. 5,315.22 crore in 2015-16.

Read the full Union Budget 2015-16 article here.

We look forward to receiving your feedback.

Best wishes,
India Didactics Association


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