Conrad: The budget for education is over 15%.

Conrad K Sangma said only about 15% of the state budget is spent on education every year . Sangma said that despite the numerous challenges in the education sector, the government is determined to improve the overall situation in Meghalaya .

Shillong: On Tuesday, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said that only about 15% of the state budget is spent on education every year, and that despite the numerous challenges in the education sector, the government is determined to improve the overall situation in Meghalaya.It is one of the most difficult occupations.However, we have stepped up to the challenge and are working towards enhancing education through various approaches, whether it is through development of government school buildings, the opening of peoples college, or other support we provide to public schools and colleges in the East Khasi Hills district, he said at a function.Over Rs 2,500 crore is expended on the running costs of different schools, colleges, and, above and beyond, other infrastructure expenditures are made every year, according to him.

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