ISLAMABAD - The federal government has earmarked Rs50.61 billion for the education sector in the fiscal year 2011-12. This includes development and non-development allocations and is Rs4.8 billion less than the outgoing fiscal years allocation of Rs55.439 billion. The amount allocated in the federal budget includes the share of educational institutions and Higher Education Commission (HEC) for development and non-development expenditures for the year. Rs9041 million have been allocated for up to higher secondary level of education while higher education got a Rs26 billion share. In the last year the HEC was allocated Rs23.22 billion for the recurring expenditures of the commission and public sector universities of all over the country. For education services not definable by level, subsidiary services to education, administration and education affairs, and services not elsewhere classified Rs1362 million have been allocated by the federal government.