DHAKA: The government has allocated Tk. 9,000 crore in FY2019-20 for development projects in the secondary and higher education sector, which is 54 percent higher than that of FY 2018-19.
Construction of physical infrastructure in 1,500 non-government colleges, 3,000 non-government schools under the Secondary and Higher Education Division will be completed by June 2019.
Steps have been taken to construct 48,947 multimedia classrooms, 200 language-cum-ICT labs, 1,000 science labs, 2,120 smart classrooms and 46 hostels, and supply of furniture, office materials and ICT equipment in 26,200 educational institutions throughout the country.
ICT training and resource centers have been established in 125 upazilas in the country, and the process for establishing the same in another 160 upazilas is underway.
BDST: 1725 HRS, JUNE 13, 2019