State of the Nation: RTE Section 12 (1) (C) 2017

By Ankur Sarin, Ambrish Dongre, and Srikant Wad
15 September 2017

This report describes the status of implementation of the constitutional mandate under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (Section 12(1)(c)) for private unaided schools (non-minority) and special category schools to keep aside at least 25 per cent of their seats for children from economically weaker and disadvantaged sections of society at no fee to the children. The report focuses on its application for the private unaided non-minority schools.