This year’s budget will implement a series of complete education reforms. For that, the National Higher Education Council, the National Higher Education Commission and the National Skills Commission will be established.
It is proposed to convert 04 private higher education institutions into universities
It is proposed to provide subsidized student loan facilities on a pay-as-you-go basis.
State universities are being changed to suit the new era and that program will be started from Peradeniya University. In addition, it is proposed to hand over the government-owned vocational training institutes to the provincial councils
President Ranil Wickremesinghe said while presenting the 2024 budget