Policy Briefs & Reports

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

Ankur Sarin, Ambrish Dongre, Srikant Wad

Indian Institute of ManagementAhmedabad, Centre for Policy Research New Delhi, and CentralSquare Foundation, New Delhi.

September 15, 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.