ISSN: (Online) 2321 -4155
ISSN: (Print) 2320 -7000

JOURNAL OF INDIAN RESEARCH
YEAR : 2013, VOLUME : 1, ISSUE : 1


THE RIGHT OF CHILDREN TO FREE AND COMPULSORY EDUCATION ACT, 2009:AN EXPLORATORY STUDY

Dr. Virendra Pratap Singh

 

 

ABSTRACT

The major objective of this study was to find out the status of implementation of RTE Act, 2009 in States and Union Territories of India. For this purpose, a questionnaire was prepared, and administered in all the 29 States and 5 UTs of India. The information was obtained from the State Project Directors (SPDs) of the respective States / UTs about the steps taken for the implementation of the RTE Act. The responses were obtained from 24 States (Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamilnadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal) and 4 UTs (A & N Islands, Chandigarh, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep, excluding Dadra and Nagar Haveli). Five States viz. Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Nagaland, Maharashtra and Puducherry and one UT i.e. Dadra & Nagar Haveli did not provide any response.

 

KEYWORD

Right to Education, School Management, Anganwadis, State Advisory Council (SAC), shiksha mitras, Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET), Right to Education Protection Authority (REPA), Pupil Teacher Ratio (PTR), RTE Act.


 

 

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