Education budget to rise to Rs800 billion

KARACHI:28 May:The statement also discussed universities failing to provide an adequate working environment, facilities or infrastructure conducive to nurturing intellectual development due to lack of funds.
Fapuasa demanded an increase in recurrent grants of at least 30%, increasing the age of superannuation to 65 years, a health care plan for university employees, housing schemes for employees, restoration of the 75% income tax rebate for teachers, tax exemptions on the purchase of educational supplies, tax exemptions for academic and research related travel expenses and a 25% increase in house rent.Express Tribune,