The HC called on top state officials to show urgency with issues hindering the implementation of “Chunauti” project.
The schools challenged the order saying that aided and unaided minority institutions are outside the purview of RTE.
More than four years after the RTE was passed, the state has no handle on the numbers of out-of-school children.
The order came after a PIL field by NGO alleged that the schools were ‘grossly violating’ the provisions of the RTE Act.
The state had sanctioned Rs 14,621 for 2013-14 for the students from economically weaker sections.
According to Sanjeev Mann all schools and colleges, which received land through change of land use, will be sent notices.
The school expelled eight EWS students after it acquired minority status earlier this year.
RTE, ‘Schools cannot collect fee or ask parents to purchase uniform, books from designated shops’
There were several parents who were unable to submit their applications by the last day, as they could not submit required documents.
Under the RTE Act, 25 per cent seats are reserved for students from economically weaker sections (EWS).
The BJP’s tirade against the EC is unwarranted as the permission was denied on the basis of intelligence reports.
A five-judge Constitution bench said the Supreme Court’s 2010 verdict was “not correct”.
The court, however, upheld the constitutional validity of the social welfare legislation enacted with Constitutional amendments.
“We need to shift focus from right of access to education to right to learn, to achieve RTE and quality education with equity for girls and boys,” said Sarkar.
The Education department has increased the working hours of school teachers to 45 hours per week.