Sunday Times (Sri Lanka)

Rs 76b for Ed­u­ca­tion, Higher Ed­u­ca­tion and Ed­u­ca­tion Ser­vices in Ap­pro­pri­a­tion Bill 2014

- Illiteracy · Education · Higher Education · Israeli Ministry of Education · Educational Inequality

Ap­pro­pri­a­tion Bill 2014 al­lo­cates around Rs 76 bil­lon next year for the Min­istries of Ed­u­ca­tion, Higher Ed­u­ca­tion and Ed­u­ca­tion Ser­vices, an in­crease of Rs 11 bil­lion from 2013.

Rs 38.84 bil­lion for the Ed­u­ca­tion Min­istry, a mar­ginal in­crease from Rs 37.92 bil­lion al­lo­cated in 2013.

Rs 29.5 bil­lion for the Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Min­istry, an in­crease from Rs 27.9 bil­lion al­lo­cated in 2013.

Rs 7.68 bil­lion for the newly cre­ated Ed­u­ca­tion Ser­vices Min­istry set up in Jan­uary 2013, with Du­minda Dis­sanayake as the Min­is­ter.

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