Rs 140 cr for handloom school uniform project, Rs 26 cr for Kerala digital university

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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.

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