Punjab Budget: Free bus travel for govt college students; Rs 100 cr allotted for smartphones for class 12 students

Rs 750 crore set aside for scholarships to 2 lakh students under Post Matric Scholarship scheme

Punjab Budget: Free bus travel for govt college students; Rs 100 cr allotted for smartphones for class 12 students

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Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, March 8

Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Monday presented the state budget for the financial year 2021-22 in the state assembly.

Also read: Punjab Budget: 48,989 vacancies to be filled; 6th Pay Commission to be implemented from July 1

For the education sector, Badal announced a slew of new schemes:

 

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