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‘No admission under RTE if state fails to pay dues’

Posted on December 11th, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

Pradeep Gupta & Vinamrata Borwankar, December 10,2017

Source: The Times of India

Kalyan/ Mumbai: Unaided schools in Maharashtra have decided to boycott the Right to Education Act quota admissions next academic year if the state fails to pay them reimbursements for the past by December 31.

All unaided non-minority schools have to reserve 25% seats at the entry level for students from economically weaker sections. Read the rest of this entry »

Awareness must for RTE applicants

Posted on November 27th, 2017 in RTE |

Prajakta Joshi, November 26,2017

Source:  Sakal Times

Pune: Ahead of the proposed expansion of the online RTE admissions in the State, city-based RTE and education activists said that the technical difficulties that the school in rural areas face due to the lack of adequate infrastructure are just one of the challenges right now. The main challenges that the education department has to look into are creating awareness amongst RTE parents about the procedure as well as their rights and making and implementing strict laws to prevent schools from harassing RTE parents or denying admissions to their children. Read the rest of this entry »

RTE’s interference instigates schools to celebrate Black Day

Posted on October 9th, 2017 in EWS, RTE |

Meeta Ramnani,  October 09 , 2017

Source: Mirror

With 25 per cent students’ education going for free and schools shutting, 2,800 institutions from state to voice out rising concerns
Teaching, non-teaching staff, principals and owners of over 700 city schools will sport black dresses and tie a black ribbon on their arms to observe a `Black Day’ on October 12 to create awareness regarding contribution of private unaided schools to education and their current circumstances induced by the RTE Act. Read the rest of this entry »

After eight rounds, over 10,000 students get RTE seats in Pune

Posted on September 23rd, 2017 in Admission, RTE |

Ardhra Nair, September 23, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Seven years after the Right to Education Act 2009 came into play , the number of admissions at the entry-level classes has crossed 10,000 in Pune district.After the end of eight rounds of admission in Pune and against 15,693 vacant seats in 849 schools, 39,248 applications were received of which 10,986 admissions were confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »

No admissions under EWS quota until Maharashtra govt clears dues, say school managements

Posted on September 19th, 2017 in Admission, EWS, RTE |

Alifiya Khan |September 19, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

A number of schools in Maharashtra have been complaining that the reimbursement from the government, in lieu of the fees waived for the EWS children, had not been coming, as a result of which it had become difficult for them to continue operations.

Rs 5 crore. That’s the total loss in fees that the Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, which runs two schools in the city, has claimed to have incurred since the introduction of the mandatory 25 per cent quota admission for children of the economically weaker sections (EWS) under the Right to Education (RTE) Act. Read the rest of this entry »

Clear dues in a month or we won’t accept RTE admissions, private schools tell govt

Posted on August 30th, 2017 in Admission, EWS, Fees, RTE |

Express Web Desk,  Aug 29, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

Pune : REPRESENTATIVES OF school managements staged a one-day protest on Monday against “non-payment of dues” by the government to private schools who had admitted students belonging to economically weaker sections (EWS) under the Right To Education Act, among other issues.

Protesters said they wouldn’t accept any more admissions until their dues are cleared. Read the rest of this entry »

IESA demands payment as 25 per cent seats reserved under RTE remain vacant

Posted on August 28th, 2017 in Fees, RTE |

Meeta Ramnani , Aug 28, 2017

Source: Mirror

Members to stage a protest outside Central bldg against the govt
The Independent English Schools Asso ciation (IESA) on Monday will conduct aprotest in front of the Central Building against the ways in which the govern ment has been unjust to them. While the reimbursement of the pending Right To Education (RTE) fee is one of the major demands, there are also other management and academic issues before the government by the IESA. Read the rest of this entry »

RTE BACKLASH – Schools to protest against delay in reimbursement

Posted on August 28th, 2017 in RTE |


Source: The Times of India

Pune : The Independent English Schools Association (IESA) has organized a day-long protest on Monday against the state education department.

They will protest against various issues ranging from admissions under the right to education (RTE) act to concession in stamp duty to education institutions.

Members of IESA have decided to stage a dharna outside the directorate of primary education at the Central Building from 10.30am to 4.30pm on Monday , the president of the association, Jagruti Dharmadhikari, said. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted on July 25th, 2017 in Education, RTE |

Meeta Ramnani, Jul 25, 2017

Source: Mirror

While some educationists feel that the move will hurt the self-esteem of the child, some others say that fear of failure is crucial

Union minister of the human resource development (MHRD) Prakash Javadekar on July 22 announced to soon introduce a detention policy for students in classes V and VIII with support from all the states. The proposed bill, which is to be passed in Parliament, has drawn mixed responses from experts, educational institutions and parents in the city. Read the rest of this entry »

CAG audit reveals gaps in RTE implementation

Posted on July 22nd, 2017 in RTE |

Manash Gohain, Jul 22, 2017

Source: The Times of India

New Delhi : An audit of the Right to Education has revealed gaps in financial management, compliance, monitoring and evaluation of the Act. A performance audit on implementation of RTE Act by the comptroller and auditor general (CAG) highlighted the “mismatch of unspent balances at the end of the year with opening balances of succeeding years, short release of funds, and retention of huge balances by state governments, and non-adherence to expenditure norms.“ Read the rest of this entry »