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Centre concurs in HC with LG`s guidelines on nursery admission

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 22:18

The Centre has told the Delhi High Court that the new nursery admission guidelines, issued by the Lt Governor, were "in consistency" with the Right To Education Act as they accorded primacy to neighbourhood schooling and provided 25 percent quota for poor children.

230 million kids enrolled in schools under RTE: Pallam Raju

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 22:44

As many as 230 million children have been enrolled in schools due to the efforts of the Centre under the Right to Education Act, Union Human Resource Development Minister MM Pallam Raju said here on Friday.

Odisha seeks enhancing TTI capacity

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 18:54

Odisha government asked Centre to enhance capacity of teachers training institutes in the state as it is facing acute shortage of trained teachers for proper implementation of Right to Education Act.

SC slams ad hoc appointment of teachers, calls them `shiksha shatru`

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013, 16:00

Appointment of teachers in primary schools on ad hoc basis by various state governments without following proper qualification criteria on Monday drew flak from the Supreme Court.

Delhi HC verdict on nursery admission challenged in SC

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 15:17

The Delhi High Court verdict that the Right to Education (RTE) Act is not applicable to nursery admission in unaided private schools has been challenged in the Supreme Court.

RTI, RTE `shining examples` of governance: Narayanasamy

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 19:52

RTI and RTE were "shining example" of paradigm shift by government in its approach towards governance, Union Minister V Narayanasamy said.

Punjab orders closure of 473 private schools

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 23:10

The Punjab government has ordered closure of 473 private schools after they failed to implement norms of the right to education (RTE) act, a minister said on Wednesday.

Reimburse funds to private, unaided schools for SC/ST students: HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 19:07

Bombay HC directed Maharashtra govt to reimburse unaided schools for education of students belonging to SCs and STs under Right to Education Act.

‘UPA keen to bring aspiring students under RTE’

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 21:13

The UPA government has been initiating steps to ensure that aspiring students from across the country secure admission in schools under the RTE Act by year end, Union HRD Minister M Pallam Raju said on Sunday.

Right to Education Act does not apply to nursery admission: Delhi HC

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 16:53

In a landmark verdict, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday held that the Right to Education (RTE) Act and subsequent government notifications are not applicable for nursery admissions in unaided private schools.

NAC suggests measures to tackle discrimination in schools

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 16:20

The Council has suggested to have a discussion with state governments on the issue and requested for suggestions from experts and teachers in this regard by January 28.

Govt to stick to March deadline for RTE Act

Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 11:52

Government said the deadline for implementing the Right to Education Act would not be extended. HRD minister Pallam Raju said he was ‘committed’ to meeting the RTE 2013 deadline in coming March.