About Education Infrastructure
Education is one of the most powerful instruments to reduce poverty and inequality and is key to enhancing India’s competitiveness in the global economy. India has one of the largest networks of higher education institutions in the world. Overall an estimated capital expenditure of Rs 213,520 crore would be made by both central and states government over fiscals 2020-2025 in Education infrastructure sector. The estimated capital expenditure by the Centre for higher education during the period is Rs 48,619 crore. The estimated capital expenditure by the Centre for school education over fiscals 2020-2025 is Rs 37,791 crore.