Vocational high schools, by increasing their income by 189 percent in the first four months of the year, contributed 1 billion 349 million to the country's economy. Konya, ranking fourth among the top five provinces with the highest income within the revolving capital enterprise, was able to achieve this feat.
Minister of National Education, Mahmut Özer, stated in a statement featured on the Ministry's official website that vocational high schools, operating as revolving capital enterprises, generated a revenue of 467 million 434 thousand Turkish liras in the first four months of 2023. This amount increased by 189 percent compared to the same period in 2022, reaching 1 billion 349 million Turkish liras. According to the information provided by Minister Özer, the top five provinces that achieved the highest income within the revolving capital enterprise in the first four months of 2023, in schools affiliated with the Directorate General of Vocational and Technical Education, are Istanbul, Gaziantep, Ankara, Konya, and Şanlıurfa, in that order.
From the revenue generated from the production in the fields of Electrical-Electronic Technology, Child Development and Education, Food and Beverage Services, and Fashion Design Technologies, students received 65 million 220 thousand Turkish liras, while teachers and other staff members received 168 million Turkish liras as their share.