UP govt promises strict action against schools violating RTE

Uttar Pradesh Government today said strict action would be taken against schools overlooking the order of the Supreme Court on Right to Education.

Last Updated: Apr 14, 2012, 13:00 PM IST

Ballia: Uttar Pradesh Government on Saturday said strict action would be taken against schools overlooking the order of the Supreme Court on Right to Education.

Basic Education Minister Ram Govind Chaudhary said strict implementation of the SC order would be ensured in the state and recognition of schools violating it could be cancelled.

He told reporters as per the order, the schools would not only be required to give admission to 25 percent poor children, but also provide them facilities like other students.
Chaudhary said that emphasis would be given that schools run as per the schedule and an environment of education and discipline was created.

PTI