The Government had allocated RM588 million for various subsidies in 1994. This amount has increased to RM40.5 billion in 2014.
RM356 million will be provided in 2015 for the following programmes:
1. Establishing four more UTCs in Terengganu, Kelantan, Negeri Sembilan and Perlis and one mini UTC in Kedah.
2. Accelerating skills to 5,000 trainees through the 1Malaysia Skills and Employability Scheme for the public sector and 1Malaysia Training Centre for the private sector.
RM56 million will be allocated to the Ministry of Education for various teaching and learning programmes.
RM10 million for the setting up of 20 more Trust Schools in Johor, Sarawak, Selangor, Perak, Negeri Sembilan and the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur next year.MYNEWSHUB