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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Higher Secondary Education to be under RTE

New Delhi: Education minister Kapil Sibal favors education till higher secondary grade to be under RTE – Right To Education and hence to be a fundamental right. For RTE is effective for 6 to 14 year age group children. "I hope it will happen someday," he said at a UNICEF function.

The problems coming in way of implementing RTE should be sorted out in next two to three years, he added. Sibal vowed his support for Awaaz Do campaign, a UNICEF initiative to make awareness about RTE. He also released a map depicting geographical region and people in country supporting it.

Source = Indian Express


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