Jammu, May 24: Questioning the BJP government for slashing educational budget by Rs. 14088.59 crore and abolishing the schemes for granting central assistance for setting up of 6000 Model Schools at Block levels in the country, the Congress has accused the Modi government of shattering the educational edifice and playing with future of younger generations.
AICC Spokesperson and President All India Mahila Congress, Shoba Ohja,disclosed in a Press Conference at PCC Headquarters, Shaheedi Chowk, here today that BJP government has slashed the educational budget to the tune of Rs. 14088.59 crore, besides abolishing the scheme for granting central assistance for setting up of 6000 Model Schools at block level in the country. She said elementary education budget has been reduced by Rs. 10186 crores, Secondary education by Rs. 1422 crore and Higher Education reduced by Rs. 1479 crores.