RTE law results in enrollment of 19 crore children in schools
The implementation of the law guaranteeing free and compulsory education has resulted in enrollment of over 19 crore children in schools at primary and upper primary levels during 2009-10.

However, over 81.50 lakh children were still out of school in the country, according to a government report released by Human Resource Developmen

KOCHI Dispelling all Feb. 27: Dispelling all apprehensions about the impact of the Right to Education Bill on minority institutions, Union human resources development minister, Kapil Sibal said on Sunday that it will be amended to insulate such institutions from any outside interference.

While the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry had sought nearly Rs 80,000 crore in budgetary allocation this year

The flagship government programme for schools

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed concern over the fact that despite the progress made by the country

Guwahati, Oct.

The Union Cabinet on Monday cleared the National Educational Tribunal Bill, a mechanism to ensure speedy resolution of education related disputes.

The Rs 2,31,000 crore price tag of the Right to Education Act has reportedly been cleared by the Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) and a 65:35 funding formula between the Centre and the states agreed upon, putting to rest the hugely contentious funding issue.

Chief Minister Mayawati said the Union government was in the habit of formulating unrealistic policies and then away from its responsibilities when it came to their implementation, putting the onus on the state government.

The details of mid-day meal (MDM) scheme being implemented in each government and government-aided school of the country ~ considered to be the largest such scheme in the world ~ will now be just a click away.