The Dalit Rights outfit is against the government’s income cap for availing the benefits of the Right to Education Act
The Commission has written letters to the chief ministers of 12 drought-affected states to reimburse the fee and education entitlements such as school bags, uniforms, notebooks, under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan.
A total of 5,100 forms were distributed, out of which 4997 forms were registered.
Of these 11,000-odd applications are unconfirmed (incomplete online applications) but 8,775 applications have been confirmed.
Newsline had reported on Tuesday about the delay that was causing anxiety to parents.
There are total of 1,121 municipal schools, which includes both lower primary schools (up to Class IV) and upper primary (Class I to VII)
A draw will be held wherein the remaining students on the list will be allotted the schools. F
As Pune enters 2016, riding hopes of donning a new avatar, Newsline takes stock of areas in the city that remained more or less ‘unsmart’ in 2015.
According to the RTE Act, all schools must comply with 10 infrastructure norms, such as a compound wall, toilets, drinking water and playground, etc
Teachers’ groups from government schools of Punjab are blaming the Right to Education Act (RTE) and the ‘non-teaching’ duties which are given to them by the government for the poor results.
The government has given orders to use these schools, but children have to commute a lot to reach them, say activists; Panel yet to meet to fulfil ‘their’ dream.
Figures reveal 1,53,329 teachers out of 4,11,378 in the state’s rural schools do not have a graduate degree.
The admission process in these schools was completed by March, while the schools gave the required information in regard to the EWS seats by the end of May.
Officials said while two city schools have started giving admissions, 23 other schools – where a chunk of quota admissions are stuck – have joined the protest against RTE admissions.
Each child is entitled to five subject notebooks and a drawing copy free of charge under RTE Act