HEC gets 11pc increase in allocation amount

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ISLAMABAD, June 3 (APP): Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Friday said in the fiscal year 2016 17, a combined outlay of Rs 79.5 billion will be made for the higher education which would represent about 11 percent hike.

An allocation of Rs. 21.5 billion has been made for 122
projects of the Higher Education Commission, which will support development plans of different universities. Whereas on the current side, Rs. 58 billion is made for the HEC.