KATHMANDU: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Devendra Paudel has said the government has accorded priorities to carry out reforms in public schools.
“Now, the education sector is in short of 10.95% budget. The government is committed to strengthening public education. Policies and programmes, and budget have been prepared based on the 15th-period plan. Technical and vocational training, skill development and reforms in higher education have been prioritised in them,” he said.
The minister was responding to queries raised at the ministerial-wise deliberation under the Appropriation Bill, 2079 at today’s meeting of the National Assembly.
The line ministry has in the budget for the next fiscal year, 2022/23 prioritised infrastructure development in the education sector and educational quality enhancement and legal reforms, he said.
Pledging to resolve problems in education including that of quota adjustment and increment in the next fiscal year 2022/23, the minister said the government plans to make education skilful and applicable so as to create job opportunities.
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