Student Classroom Ratio (SCR) and Pupil Teacher Ratio (PTR) of the government-run schools have witnessed 'significant progress', the Economic Survey said
today. Utmost priority to social infrastructure like education, health and social protection is given by the Government to engineer an inclusive and sustainable
growth for India, stated in the Economic Survey 2017-18, tabled by the Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley, in the Parliament.The
economic survey is tabled ahead of the presentation of the union budget. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the budget for 2018-19 on Thursday,
February 1.The Survey also notes that India is poised to grow as one of the leading knowledge economies where education, skill development and health will
remain priorities for the Government.