The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act – 2009: As One of the Most Pioneering Academic Reforms in India

Ashok K. Saini


This research paper attempts to delineate and outline the critical study of The Right of Children To Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act – 2009 as one of the most pioneering academic reforms in India. India is one of the liberated countries with an affluent multicolored history, an amazingly multifaceted civilizing diversity in addition to a dedication to autonomous standards as well as welfare for all. The RTE Act besides this provides that no child shall be held back, expelled, or required to pass a board examination until the completion of elementary education. There is also a provision for special training of school drop-outs to bring them up to par with students of the same age. The Right to Education of persons with disabilities until 18 years of age has also been made a fundamental right. The Act provides for the establishment of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, and State Commissions for supervising proper implementation of the act, looking after complaints and protection of Child Rights. This RTE act will play a significant responsibility in achieving Universal Elementary Education in India. The RTE Act makes sure that any child can stipulate prerequisite of free education to him or her in his or her vicinity right up to the 8th class. It is furthermore asserted that the state will afford enforced basic schooling. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has besides been designated the same agency to retain an ogle on provisions of the Act.

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