MUSK: Madhyamik and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh
Q. What does MUSK stand for in the context of secondary and higher education cess?- Published on 17 Aug 17
a. Madhyamik and Uttar Shiksha Kosh
b. Madhyamik and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh
c. Madhyamik and Unnati Shiksha Kosh
d. Madhyam and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh
ANSWER: Madhyamik and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has accorded its approval on Aug 16, 2017 for creation of a non-lapsable pool in the Public Account for secondary and higher, education known as "Madhyamik and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh" (MUSK) into which all proceeds of "Secondary and Higher Education Cess" will be credited.
The funds arising from the MUSK would be utilized for schemes in the education sector which would be available for the benefit of students of secondary and higher education, all over the country.