Union Budget 2015 to upgrade 80,000 secondary schools, says FM Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also said in his Budget speech that the government wanted to provide medical facilities in each village and city.

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80,000 secondary schools to be upgraded: Arun Jaitley
A schoolgirl reads from a textbook at an open-air school in New Delhi. (Photo: Reuters)

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said in his Budget speech that the government was committed to providing quality education and planned to upgrade 80,000 secondary schools in the country.

The Finance Minister made the statement while presenting his maiden full-year Budget for the 2015-16 financial year in the Lok Sabha.

Jaitley also said in his Budget speech that the government wanted to provide medical facilities in each village and city.

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