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Infographic: 60 lakh Indian children are out of school with 77% in rural areas

Jul 27, 2015

Infographic: 60 lakh Indian children are out of school with 77% in rural areas

It has been six years since the Right to Education Act has been enacted and yet recent data shows that more than 60 lakh children in India are out of school. #didyouknow #Survey #children #Right to Education Act #RTE #School education #Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan #Infographic #Shareworthy
Madrassas in Maharashtra were never considered as schools: Minister defends govt move

Jul 03, 2015

Madrassas in Maharashtra were never considered as schools: Minister defends govt move

After reports that the Maharashtra government had termed madrassas as 'non schools' and children going to them as 'out of school student' created a stir, state minister for minorities development department Dilip Kamble has defended the government saying madrassas in the state were never considered schools. #BJP #TheySaidIt #Maharashtra #Maharashtra government #Right to Education #Madrassas #Dilip Kamble
Manish Sisodia requests Smriti Irani to remove 'no detention policy' till class VIII

Jun 22, 2015

Manish Sisodia requests Smriti Irani to remove 'no detention policy' till class VIII

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, on Monday requested Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani for the removal of the 'no detention policy' till class VIII under the RTE Act. #NewsTracker #Smriti Irani #HRD Minister #Manish Sisodia #Delhi government #Right to Education Act #Talkatora Stadium #no detention policy
All Bengaluru schools under RTE Act to be compulsory Kannada medium

Apr 01, 2015

All Bengaluru schools under RTE Act to be compulsory Kannada medium

In a move that gives a forceful boost to the mother tongue in Karnataka, the government on Tuesday passed a bill to make Kannada language a mandatory subject from Class 1 to 10 in schools affiliated to Karnataka board, and a compulsory medium of instruction from Class 1 to five. #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #Karnataka Government #Right to Education #RTE #Siddaramaiah #Kannada #Kannada language
Gujarat data on provision of toilet, drinking water facilities in schools unreliable: CAG

Nov 12, 2014

Gujarat data on provision of toilet, drinking water facilities in schools unreliable: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has debunked as unreliable the information provided by Gujarat government on availability of toilet facility. #India #Gujarat #CAG #Education #TheySaidIt #Comptroller and Auditor General of India #Right to Education #Schools #Gandhinagar #RTE #Sanitation #Shashi Kant Sharma
Odisha to shut 195 schools due to low attendance by students

Sep 08, 2014

Odisha to shut 195 schools due to low attendance by students

Odisha government is likely to close down a total of 195 schools due to low attendance by students. #India #NewsTracker #Education #students #Odisha #Bhubaneswar #Right to Education #Schools #low attendance
Supreme Court upholds constitutional validity of RTE Act

May 06, 2014

Supreme Court upholds constitutional validity of RTE Act

The Supreme Court today upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education Act, which mandates that 25 per cent seats in all schools be reserved for the economically disadvantaged. A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice R M Lodha said that the Act will not apply to aided or unaided minority institutions. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Right to Education #RTE
SC sends notices to central, state govts on RTE plea

Apr 11, 2014

SC sends notices to central, state govts on RTE plea

The petition moved by NGO National Coalition for Education sought the recruitment of one lakh professionally-trained teachers each month to cover the shortfall of 12 lakh teachers within one year. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #PIL #Right to Education #National Coalition for Education
Yes Amma, there is an Awards Industry - Decoding Indias awards business

Feb 22, 2014

Yes Amma, there is an Awards Industry - Decoding Indias awards business

The Indian awards business has become so huge and extravagant that it is almost pointless, #InMyOpinion #tyre #Right to Education #Right To Food #PR #Awards #Awards Business #M K Gandhi