Spends Rs 28,176 on education of each student annuallyNaina MishraTribune News ServiceChandigarh, December 5Chandigarh has the highest annual per child cost at Rs 28,176 among all states and union territories in the country.
After Chandigarh and Delhi, Tripura has the third highest annual per child expenditure at Rs 21,138.
On the contrary, Uttar Pradesh has the annual per child expenditure as low as Rs 5,400, implying only Rs 450 per month cost of a child in the state.
Bihar and Himachal, too have low per child cost at Rs 6,569 and Rs.
The latest per child per month cost notified by the UT is Rs 2,348 (monthly) for the 2017-18 session.
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