Tamil Nadu: Enrolment under RTE Increased

New Delhi August 11 (ENA) Minister for School Education P Benjamin informed that admission of children from disadvantaged sections under the Right to Education (RTE) Act has increased over the past three years in 2015-16.

Mr.Benjamin further said, the awareness programme organized by the Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan on RTE helped to increase the enrolment rate of children from disadvantaged groups and weaker sections in self-financing schools. The Directorate of Matriculation Schools (DoMS) is the nodal agency for the implementation of RTE Act. It has developed a comprehensive manual on RTE Act and Tamil Nadu RTE Rules, 2011 which has been issued to all schools. It has also disseminated the provisions of the Act to all principals of matriculation schools as well as parents in collaboration with the SCERT. In addition, the DoMS ensures the issuance and collection of filled in forms for admission of children under 25 per cent reservation as stipulated under RTE Act through the district level offices.

The minister also informed that rainwater harvesting is also ensured in all the school. (ENA Bureau)

Source : ENA

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