#Budget2020: Ministry Of Education To Receive The Biggest Allocation Of RM64.1 Billion
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng announced that the Ministry of Education will be allocated a whopping RM64.1 billion from the national budget total
The budget allocated for the Ministry of Education this year is more than the budget allocated in 2019, which was at RM60.2 billion.
Every year, the Ministry of Education receives the biggest allocation.
RM735 million of the budget will go to maintaining and upgrading schools
National schools will receive a total of RM300 million.
Meanwhile, Chinese vernacular schools, Tamil vernacular schools, Sekolah Berasrama Penuh (SBP), and Maktab Rendah Sains MARA (MRSM) will each receive RM50 million.
This is the same for government-aided religious schools, mission schools, and tahfiz schools.
Besides that, the government has also announced a new initiative to help graduates who have been unemployed for more than 12 months
Another RM783 million will be allocated for repairing dilapidated schools, especially those in the rural areas of Sabah and Sarawak
The budget will also be used for building new schools in Langkawi, Kulai, Hulu Langat, Putrajaya, Pasir Gudang, Tumpat, Marang, and Johor Bahru
Stay tuned for our overview story of the #Belanjawan2020!