The President of the Council of Ministers, Aníbal Torres, supported this Friday, September 2, the public budget bill for fiscal year 2023, which would amount to S/ 214,790 million, a growth of 9% compared to 2022.
During his speech at the plenary session of the Congress of the Republic, the prime minister stressed that the budget project for next year is allocating a fifth of the resources planned to improve education in the country.
“The budget allocated for public education will amount to S/ 41,966 million, which represents an increase of 16.9% compared to 2022, reaching a fifth part, that is, 19.2% of the public budget 2023″ , affirmed Torres.
In detail, S/ 20,789 million would be allocated to improve the learning achievements of students in Regular Basic Education, at the three levels of government. These resources seek to finance the education of 9 million 130,049 students, a figure that increased by 11.7% compared to 2020.
In addition, for undergraduate university education, S/ 3,724 million will be allocated, which includes the 52 public universities in the country.