Home / Most Important / Education budget: dismissive increase despite promises

Education budget: dismissive increase despite promises

Federal Education

Federal

Budget 2015-16

Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar presented the Rs 4,451.3 billion federal budget 2015-16, with a 3.5 per cent higher outlay than the budget of 2014-15. Out of the total,Rs71.5 billion has been allocated for higher education, a mere 1.6 per cent of the total, but 14% more than the previous year.

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) will get Rs20.5 billion, which is Rs4.5 billion less than the previous allotment. The HEC did not get an increase in its development budget, which is Rs 20,500 million for its 47 on-going and other new development projects.Rs3,450 million have been given to the federal education ministry for nine ongoing and three new schemes.Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training got Rs 3.45 billion.

Comparison

Sindh: Education gets 28.65 per cent

mazar-e-quaidThe Sindh government presented the total Rs739.3 billion budgets for the fiscal year 2015-16, with an overall increase of 7.7 per cent in non-development expenditure.

The provincial government allocated Rs 144.67 billion, 28.65 per cent of the total current budget for the education sector with an increase of 7.6 %. In the previous budget Rs 134.37 billion (21.13 per cent) were allocated for the education sector. The budget includes grants for universities and other educational institutions, proposed at Rs 6.12 billion against the previous allocation of Rs 5.89 billion.

“Government of Sindh attaches top most priority to education,” Sindh Finance Minister Murad Ali Shah said while presenting the budget. He said the current allotment of budget for education included medical education and technical education.

Punjab: Education gets 21.4 per cent

minar-1Punjab saw an overall decrease in its education budget – in terms of the total percentage of the total. Punjab government announced total budget of Rs 1,447.42 billion – an increase of 40 percent over the previous budget. The budget for education sector increased by Rs 50.6 billion in 2015-16 – an increase of 19.5 per cent over the 2014-15budget. A total of Rs 310.2 billion has been set aside for education in 2015-16, which constitutes 21.4 percent of the total provincial budget – down from 24 percent (273 billion) in 2014-15. Percentage allocation for education has gone down from 26 percent in 2013-14 to 24 per cent in 2014-15 and 21.4 percent in 2015-16. However, govt claimed to allocate 27 per cent budget to education.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Education gets 24 per cent

KhyberThe Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s total outlay forfiscal year 2015-16 Rs 488 billion, 17 per cent higher than the previous year’s Rs404 billion.

However the education budget for 2015-16has been reduced by almost 3 per cent – in terms of the total percentage – as compared to the previous fiscal year. The education sector will get Rs 119.2 billion, 24 per cent of the total.In the previous fiscal year, the provincial government allocated a total of Rs 111 billion – 27.4 per cent of its budget.

According to the breakdown, elementary and secondary education departments have been allocated a total of Rs104.2 billion, whereas higher education has been given Rs15 billion.

Balochistan: Education gets 16.8 per cent

ziarat residencyThe Balochistan government presented the total budget of Rs244 billion for the fiscal year 2015-16, with the commitment of spending the bulk on infrastructure development, especially electricity generation.

The provincial government has set aside Rs40.9 billion, 16.8 per cent of the total budget for education. For the fiscal year 2014-15 the government allocated 28.937 billion – 13.45 per cent of the total budget.

A total of Rs2.5 billion has been set aside for developing the education sector –17 per cent increase over the previous fiscal year. With this money, Balochistan will build 200 new primary schools, and upgrade 456 primary schools to add middle school classes. The government will also hire 1,741 new employees in the education sector, most of them teachers. Four new colleges have also been planned in districts currently without colleges.

Comment Using Facebook

Federal Education

Federal

Budget 2015-16

Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar presented the Rs 4,451.3 billion federal budget 2015-16, with a 3.5 per cent higher outlay than the budget of 2014-15. Out of the total,Rs71.5 billion has been allocated for higher education, a mere 1.6 per cent of the total, but 14% more than the previous year.

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) will get Rs20.5 billion, which is Rs4.5 billion less than the previous allotment. The HEC did not get an increase in its development budget, which is Rs 20,500 million for its 47 on-going and other new development projects.Rs3,450 million have been given to the federal education ministry for nine ongoing and three new schemes.Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training got Rs 3.45 billion.

Comparison

Sindh: Education gets 28.65 per cent

mazar-e-quaidThe Sindh government presented the total Rs739.3 billion budgets for the fiscal year 2015-16, with an overall increase of 7.7 per cent in non-development expenditure.

The provincial government allocated Rs 144.67 billion, 28.65 per cent of the total current budget for the education sector with an increase of 7.6 %. In the previous budget Rs 134.37 billion (21.13 per cent) were allocated for the education sector. The budget includes grants for universities and other educational institutions, proposed at Rs 6.12 billion against the previous allocation of Rs 5.89 billion.

“Government of Sindh attaches top most priority to education,” Sindh Finance Minister Murad Ali Shah said while presenting the budget. He said the current allotment of budget for education included medical education and technical education.

Punjab: Education gets 21.4 per cent

minar-1Punjab saw an overall decrease in its education budget – in terms of the total percentage of the total. Punjab government announced total budget of Rs 1,447.42 billion – an increase of 40 percent over the previous budget. The budget for education sector increased by Rs 50.6 billion in 2015-16 – an increase of 19.5 per cent over the 2014-15budget. A total of Rs 310.2 billion has been set aside for education in 2015-16, which constitutes 21.4 percent of the total provincial budget – down from 24 percent (273 billion) in 2014-15. Percentage allocation for education has gone down from 26 percent in 2013-14 to 24 per cent in 2014-15 and 21.4 percent in 2015-16. However, govt claimed to allocate 27 per cent budget to education.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Education gets 24 per cent

KhyberThe Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s total outlay forfiscal year 2015-16 Rs 488 billion, 17 per cent higher than the previous year’s Rs404 billion.

However the education budget for 2015-16has been reduced by almost 3 per cent – in terms of the total percentage – as compared to the previous fiscal year. The education sector will get Rs 119.2 billion, 24 per cent of the total.In the previous fiscal year, the provincial government allocated a total of Rs 111 billion – 27.4 per cent of its budget.

According to the breakdown, elementary and secondary education departments have been allocated a total of Rs104.2 billion, whereas higher education has been given Rs15 billion.

Balochistan: Education gets 16.8 per cent

ziarat residencyThe Balochistan government presented the total budget of Rs244 billion for the fiscal year 2015-16, with the commitment of spending the bulk on infrastructure development, especially electricity generation.

The provincial government has set aside Rs40.9 billion, 16.8 per cent of the total budget for education. For the fiscal year 2014-15 the government allocated 28.937 billion – 13.45 per cent of the total budget.

A total of Rs2.5 billion has been set aside for developing the education sector –17 per cent increase over the previous fiscal year. With this money, Balochistan will build 200 new primary schools, and upgrade 456 primary schools to add middle school classes. The government will also hire 1,741 new employees in the education sector, most of them teachers. Four new colleges have also been planned in districts currently without colleges.

Comment Using Facebook

Check Also

VCs shocked over higher education budget cut

HEC will get only  Rs30 billion recurring grant against  demand of Rs104.983 billion The allocation …

1,341 comments

  1. I am not sure where you’re getting your info, however great topic.

    I needs to spend some time finding out much more or understanding
    more. Thanks for magnificent information I was searching for this information for my mission.

  2. Heya i am for the primary time here. I came across this board and I find
    It really helpful & it helped me out much.
    I am hoping to give one thing again and help others such as you helped
    me.

  3. What’s up, its good paragraph regarding media print, we all understand media is a impressive source
    of data.

  4. Hi Dear, are you genuinely visiting this website on a regular basis, if so after that you will absolutely get fastidious know-how.

  5. Excellent post. Keep posting such kind of info on your blog.
    Im really impressed by your site.
    Hey there, You’ve performed an excellent job.
    I’ll certainly digg it and in my opinion suggest to
    my friends. I am sure they’ll be benefited from
    this website.

  6. Incredible points. Sound arguments. Keep up the amazing effort.

  7. Greetings! Very helpful advice within this
    post! It is the little changes that will make the largest changes.

    Thanks a lot for sharing!

  8. WOW just what I was looking for. Came here by searching for Fingerprint Door Lock

  9. Hi there, its good article about media print, we all be familiar with media is a
    wonderful source of facts.

  10. Hey! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow you if that would be okay.

    I’m definitely enjoying your blog and look forward to new posts.

  11. It’s really a nice and helpful piece of info. I’m glad that you simply shared this helpful information with us.
    Please keep us informed like this. Thanks for sharing.

  12. Simply wish to say your article is as amazing. The clearness in your post is simply cool and
    i can assume you’re an expert on this subject. Fine with your permission let me to grab your feed to keep updated with forthcoming post.
    Thanks a million and please carry on the gratifying work.

  13. What’s up, I desire to subscribe for this website to get newest updates,
    so where can i do it please help out.

  14. My programmer is trying to convince me to move to .net from PHP.
    I have always disliked the idea because of the expenses.
    But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using Movable-type on several websites
    for about a year and am worried about switching to another platform.
    I have heard fantastic things about blogengine.net.
    Is there a way I can transfer all my wordpress content into it?
    Any help would be really appreciated!

  15. I am not sure where you are getting your information,
    but great topic. I needs to spend some time learning much more or understanding more.
    Thanks for fantastic information I was looking for this information for my mission.

  16. Incredible points. Great arguments. Keep up the good effort.

  17. Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as
    though you relied on the video to make your point.
    You clearly know what youre talking about, why throw
    away your intelligence on just posting videos to your weblog
    when you could be giving us something enlightening to read?

  18. Quality articles or reviews is the key to be a focus
    for the users to pay a quick visit the web page, that’s what this website
    is providing.

  19. Hi my loved one! I wish to say that this article is amazing, great
    written and come with approximately all vital
    infos. I’d like to look more posts like this .

  20. Hello, after reading this awesome paragraph i am too cheerful to share my know-how here with friends.

  21. Very energetic blog, I liked that bit. Will there be a part 2?

  22. Your way of telling all in this article is genuinely pleasant, every one can effortlessly understand it, Thanks a lot.

  23. Howdy! This is my first comment here so I just wanted
    to give a quick shout out and tell you I really enjoy
    reading your articles. Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums
    that deal with the same topics? Many thanks!

  24. I do not know if it’s just me or if everyone else experiencing problems with your
    blog. It looks like some of the written text within your content are running off
    the screen. Can somebody else please provide feedback and
    let me know if this is happening to them too?
    This could be a problem with my web browser because I’ve had this happen before.
    Kudos

  25. This is my first time visit at here and i am truly
    pleassant to read all at alone place.

  26. Pretty component of content. I just stumbled upon your web site
    and in accession capital to assert that I acquire actually
    loved account your weblog posts. Anyway I will be subscribing in your augment
    and even I fulfillment you get admission to persistently rapidly.

  27. Thank you for the auspicious writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it.
    Look advanced to far added agreeable from you! However, how could we communicate?

  28. Link exchange is nothing else except it is just placing the other person’s website link on your
    page at appropriate place and other person will also do similar in favor of you.

  29. Thank you for any other great post. Where else could anybody get that type of information in such an ideal means of writing?

    I have a presentation next week, and I’m on the look for such info.

  30. It’s really a cool and useful piece of information. I am satisfied that you shared this useful info with us.
    Please stay us up to date like this. Thank you for sharing.

  31. Hi there to every body, it’s my first pay a visit of this web site;
    this website carries awesome and genuinely fine information designed for visitors.

  32. Have you ever considered writing an e-book or guest authoring on other websites?

    I have a blog based on the same topics you discuss and would love to have you share some stories/information.
    I know my subscribers would value your work. If you’re even remotely
    interested, feel free to send me an e-mail.

  33. I’m curious to find out what blog platform you happen to be utilizing?
    I’m having some small security problems with my latest blog and I’d like to
    find something more risk-free. Do you have any suggestions?

  34. Fastidious answers in return of this query with firm arguments and describing the
    whole thing regarding that.

  35. I don’t know whether it’s just me or if perhaps everyone
    else experiencing issues with your site. It appears like some of the written text on your posts are running off
    the screen. Can someone else please comment and let me know if this is happening to them as well?
    This may be a problem with my web browser because I’ve had this
    happen before. Thank you

  36. I have to thank you for the efforts you have put in penning this
    site. I really hope to view the same high-grade blog posts from you in the future as well.
    In fact, your creative writing abilities has encouraged me to
    get my own site now 😉

  37. I do consider all the ideas you’ve offered
    in your post. They’re very convincing and will definitely
    work. Still, the posts are very short for novices.
    Could you please lengthen them a bit from subsequent time?

    Thank you for the post.

  38. hello there and thank you for your information – I have certainly picked up anything new from right here.
    I did however expertise some technical issues using this website, since I experienced to reload the website a lot of times
    previous to I could get it to load correctly. I had been wondering if your web hosting is OK?
    Not that I’m complaining, but slow loading
    instances times will very frequently affect your placement in google and could damage
    your high-quality score if advertising and marketing
    with Adwords. Well I’m adding this RSS to my email and could look out for much more
    of your respective interesting content. Ensure that you update this again very soon.

  39. Can you tell us more about this? I’d love to find out more details.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.