Representational Image: Mathrubhumi
Thiruvananthapuram: Finance Minister KN Balagopal announced handloom school uniform project while presenting the budget here on Friday. Rs 140 cr will be allocated for the uniform project.
In a major move, the minister announced Kerala Digital University and announced Rs 26 cr for the project.
Rs 5 cr also allotted for green campus.Encouraging special education, Rs 15 cr has been alotted for the sector. Rs 2 cr is also granted for Latin-American study centre.
IHRD centre in Pinarayi will get an aid of Rs 22 crore.
A total of Rs 2546 cr is granted for education sector. Along with the new projects, the state budget allotted Rs 342 cr for mid-day meals in schools.
Kathakali institute will be established in Kottarakara.