HRD proposes to provide digital devices to 4 crore students in higher education in 5 years

By - June 30, 2020


June 30, 2020

The HRD Ministry made this projection in a presentation to the 15th Finance Commission Monday. The Commission had called the meeting to discuss education "in the time of Covid-19".

With the Covid-19 outbreak exposing a digital divide in education, the HRD Ministry has projected an expenditure of Rs 60,000 crore over five years to provide digital devices to four crore students in higher education.

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