RUSA - Puducherry

Rs 46.15 crores earmarked for Pondy under RUSA

The Centre has earmarked Rs 46.15 crores under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) for developing infrastructure facilities and tone up quality of education in the Union Territory during 2017-2018 in Puducherry.

The allocation for Puducherry was the highest among southern states and the Union Territory was occupying the fifth place in higher education sector as surveyed by the HRD Ministry.

Funds Disbursed

Education Minister R Kamalakannan, said, the amount sanctioned by the HRD Ministry included funds for upgrading the Puducherry government-run Engineering college into a technical University.