AdvocateKhoj
Login : Advocate | Client
Home Post Your Case My Account Law College Law Library
    

Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009


8. Duties of appropriate Government.-

The appropriate Government shall--

a.     provide free and compulsory elementary education to every child:

Provided that where a child is admitted by his or her parents or guardian, as the case may be, in a school other than a school established, owned, controlled or substantially financed by funds provided directly or indirectly by the appropriate Government or a local authority, such child or his or her parents or guardian, as the case may be, shall not be entitled to make a claim for reimbursement of expenditure incurred on elementary education of the child in such other school.

Explanation--The term "compulsory education" means obligation of the appropriate Government to--

              i.        provide free elementary education to every child of the age of six to fourteen years; and

             ii.        ensure compulsory admission, attendance and completion of elementary education by every child of the age of six to fourteen years;

b.    ensure availability of a neighbourhood school as specified in section 6;

c.     ensure that the child belonging to weaker section and the child belonging to disadvantaged group are not discriminated against and prevented from pursuing and completing elementary education on any grounds;

d.    provide infrastructure including school building, teaching staff and learning equipment;

e.     provide special training facility specified in section 4;

f.     ensure and monitor admission, attendance and completion of elementary education by every child;

g.    ensure good quality elementary education conforming to the standards and norms specified in the Schedule;

h.     ensure timely prescribing of curriculum and courses of study for elementary education; and

i.      provide training facility for teachers. 



Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 Back




Client Area | Advocate Area | Blogs | About Us | User Agreement | Privacy Policy | Advertise | Media Coverage | Contact Us | Site Map
powered by nubia  |  driven by neosys