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Every child between the ages of 6

to 14 years has the right to free and compulsory education. The government schools shall provide free education to all the children and the schools will be managed by school management committees (SMC). Private schools shall admit at least 25% of the children in their schools without any fee. The National Commission for Elementary Education shall be constituted to monitor all aspects of elementary education.

The health, education and creative abilities of our children and young people will determine the well-being and strength of our nation. Education is the key to progress. It empowers the individual. It enables a nation." -Mr. Manmohan Singh

Indias education scenario hasnt been very impressive but it has definitely gained pace over the years

Free and compulsory education to all children of India in the 6 to 14 age group; No child shall be held back, expelled, or required to pass a board examination until completion of elementary education; A child above six years of age has not been admitted in any school or though admitted, could not complete his or her elementary education, then, he or she shall be admitted in a class appropriate to his or her age; Provided that where a child is directly admitted in a class appropriate to his or her age, then, he or she shall, in order to be at par with others, have a right to receive special training, in such manner, and within such time limits, as may be prescribed: Provided further that a child so admitted to elementary education shall be entitled to free education till completion of elementary education even after fourteen years

Proof of age for admission: For the purposes of admission

to elementary education. The age of a child shall be determined on the basis of the birth certificate issued in accordance with the provisions of the Births. Deaths and Marriages Registration Act, 1856 or on the basis of such other document, as may be prescribed. No child shall be denied admission in a school for lack of age proof A child who completes elementary education shall beawarded a certificate; Calls for a fixed student-teacher ratio; Will apply to all of India except Jammu and Kashmir;

Children with disabilities covered under Persons with

Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection and Full Participation) Act,1996.PWD Act does not cover children with cerebral palsy,

mental retardation, autism and multiple disabilities, who are covered under National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act,1999

1)Help to Poor Students:-Now, any student can claim for education with the provision of required facilities, what he needs is a little support of the government and some enthusiastic social workers. 2)Expectations from Private Schools:-The Act also orders he Private educational institutions to reserve25 percent seats for children from the weaker and disadvantaged sections and this ration is always expected to be chock-a-block. Next, all the schools have been asked to admit such students without admission tests and other documental requisites. Also, the schools can't refuse the entry of students with reasons like late or early admission, full seats etc. However this decision is being followed by huge protests. 3)Financial Help from Government:- Furthermore, the Finance Commission has provided a sum of Rs25,000croreto the states for implementation of the Act. Mr. Sibal has further announced that the government has full arrangements of the funds required for efficient implementation of the Act.

meeting scarce service providers. Maintaining student-teacher ratio of 30:1(the current being 50:1 and 80:1 with some schools). Allocated budgets to fructify goals low with 55:45 sharing of funds between centre and state

For education to be a meaningful right it must be available, Accessible, acceptable and adaptability Availability that education is free and government-funded and that there is adequate infrastructure and trained teachers able to support education delivery. Accessibility that the system is non-discriminatory and accessible to all, and that positive steps are taken to include the most marginalised. Acceptability that the content of education is relevant, nondiscriminatory and culturally appropriate, and of quality; that the school itself is safe and teachers are professional. Adaptability that education can evolve with the changing needs of society and contribute to challenging inequalities, such as gender discrimination, and that it can be adapted locally to suit specific contexts

Establishing schools in the neighbourhood Upgrading all EGS / AIE into regular schools

Opening schools in unservedareasroviding additional classrooms and facilitie s y