For the academic session 2015-16, the Education Department has fixed a target of 30,000 students.
A Hutchings school official refused to comment saying that the principal was not available and will only join duty on Monday.
As per the directions issued by the SSA office, the audit will focus on gender education.
35 private schools in Pune city have been deemed illegal by the Pune Municipal Corporation Education Board
State government’s proposed RTE amendments draw attention to limits of an input-centric approach.
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).
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