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Punjab Education Budget 2024-25: Key Takeaways

Punjab's 2024-25 education budget of INR 16,987 crore prioritises quality, access, and employability. Let's explore the main facets of the budget presented under CM Bhagwant Mann:
Punjab Boosts Education Budget in 2024-25
The Punjab government allocated INR 16,987 crore to education in the 2024-25 budget, a 9.4% increase.
Universities Receive Over INR 1,400 Crore
Universities received a significant funding boost, with a provision of INR 1,425 crore allocated to support their operations and development. This represents a notable investment in HEI’s within the state.
"Schools of Happiness" Launched
Punjab's 2024 budget introduces "Schools of Happiness'' - 100 primary schools transformed to foster well-being in children aged 3-11. INR 10 crore allocated for this initiative.
Bridging the Skills Gap
INR 10 crore allocated to establish high-tech vocational labs in 40 schools, fostering technical skills among students.
"Schools of Brilliance" to Elevate Education
INR 10 crore allocated to transform 100 government senior secondary schools into centres of academic excellence.
Stay tuned for further updates on the implementation of the Punjab Education Budget 2024-25 and its impact on the education sector in the state.