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ABOUT RTE

RTE Introduction

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has been mandated under Section 31 of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 to examine and review the safeguards of the rights provided under the act and to recommend measures for its effective implementation; to inquire into complaints relating to violation of child’s right to free and compulsory education and to take necessary steps as provided under Section 15 of the Commission for Protection of Child Rights, 2005. Towards realizing its commitment of Universalizing Elementary Education during 2013 onwards, the Commission has undertaken varied activities providing for equity, inclusive, quality and sustainable education in India.

RTE Structure

Building upon its functions assigned under Section 13, 14 and 15 of the Commissions for Protection of Child Rights (CPCR) Act, 2005 the Right to Education Division of the Commission has been effectively monitoring the implementation of the children’s right to education through undertaking research studies, conducting fact finding enquiries, organizing public hearings, inquiring into and taking suo-motu cognizance of complaints, making field visits to interact with all the relevant stakeholders like officials from State education departments, school management committees, civil society organizations and district collectors; and to investigate and obtain the information regarding the gaps and challenges in the decentralized implementation of education to all children. The Commission has also been writing letters to Ministry of Human Resource Development on issues related to children’s right to education that requires policy intervention. The Commission has also endeavoured in organizing consultations and meets at the national, regional and state level, strengthening convergence and coordination between the State Commissions for Protection of Children Rights (SCPCR) and other allied departments of the Government

RTE Activities

Sr.No. Description
1

Corrigendum to Regulatory Guidelines for Hostels of Educational Institutions for Children(2018)

2

Corrigendum to Manual on Safety and Security of Children in School(2017)

3

स्कूल बस्ते का भार घटाने के उपायों पर समीक्षा एवम् परामर्श

4

Report on availability of Quality Education and Vocational training in Observation Homes (2017-18)

5

A Study on Implementation of Section 12(1) (c) of RTE Act, 2009 in Delhi pertaining to admission of Children from disadvantaged sections in
private Schools.

6

Regulatory Guidelines for Hostel of Educational Institutions for Children

7

Report on Regional CSR Convention for Strengthening Child Welfare and Child Education in North Eastern States including Sikkim

8

Report on Two days National Consultations for Chairpersons & Members of State Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Organized by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on 27-28 May,2017 at Chintan Bhawan, Gangtok, Sikkim.

9

Recommendations of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) for Inter-Ministerial Consultation on Education sector initiatives in the Union Budget 2017-18, NITI AAYOG.

10

Manual on Safety and Security of Children in Schools

11

Educational Status of Children of Traditional Sex Workers in India.

12

One-day regional consultation on 31.03.2016 on “New Education Policy (NEP)” at HCM Rajasthan State Institute of Public Admininstration, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg ,Jaipur ,Rajasthan
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) with assistance of Rajasthan State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) is organizing a one-day regional consultation on 31.03.2016 on “New Education Policy (NEP)” at HCM Rajasthan State Institute of Public Admininstration, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Jaipur , Rajasthan to outline recommendations that will add to the upcoming Policy.

13

Digitalisation of Education – Study of District Dhule.

14

Consultation on Effective Implementation of RTE Act, 2009 with Member of National Advisory Council(NAC)(Hindi)

15

चुनावी निरंतरता का स्कूली बच्चों की शिक्षा पर दुष्प्रभाव

16

A study on Availability of Quality Education and Vocational Training in Observation Homes in India