Rs.2.31 lakh crore in 3 years for RTE: Pranab

August 8th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS  

Pranab Mukherjee Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry would be allocated Rs 2.31 lakh crore over the next three years to establish infrastructure for implementing the Right to Education (RTE) law, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Sunday.
“The HRD Minister (Kapil Sibal) has said Rs.2,31,000 crore will be required for implementing RTE in the next three years for appointment of teachers, setting up schools and building of infrastructure. I said the money will be provided,” he said at a seminar in the city.

Sibal recently said here there are many issues in the implementation of the RTE law. “We are meeting the principals and all the stakeholders on August 14 to find out the problems and discuss the way out,” Sibal said.

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