Budget 2020: Social sector push with enhanced allocations for welfare schemes

Facts: Social Welfare: Key Highlights 14% increase in the budget allocation for ministry of social justice and empowerment and a 7.5% increase in that of tribal affairs ministry.    Programmes that have seen the highest increase include pre matric scholarships for children of workers involved in manual scavenging (400%), fellowships for OBCs (71.4%) and overseas fellowships… Continue reading Budget 2020: Social sector push with enhanced allocations for welfare schemes