College students in public universities in Kenya could also be required to dig deeper into their pockets if the suggestions of an Schooling Taskforce are carried out.
The President William Ruto-appointed taskforce offered its report back to the Head of State final week, Citizen TV reviews.
The report accommodates a raft of measures aimed toward enhancing the standard of upper training within the nation; together with easing the monetary burden on universities by writing off their money owed, which presently stand at Sh.56.13 billion, together with deductions for PAYE, pension, NHIF, NSSF amongst others.
The Taskforce additionally proposes a threefold improve within the charges paid by government-sponsored college students in Kenyan universities from present Sh.16, 000 to Sh.52, 000 per semester.
The report additionally needs the federal government to extend its funding of training on the college degree.
The Taskforce famous there’s a shortfall of about Sh.164 billion in public universities, cumulatively from 2018/2019 to the 2022/2023 tutorial yr.
Personal universities have a funding deficit of Sh56.96billion over the identical interval.
President Ruto has but to reply to the contents of the report.