School Education Minister Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam today released the report prepared by ‘Indus Action’ on the achievement of Right to Education (RTE) achieved in last 10 years under Basic and Compulsory Child Education Act-2009 in Chhattisgarh in residence office. The most pleasant thing about this report is the promotion of girl child education under RTE in the state. In the last 10 years, the sex ratio of students enrolled under RTE in the state has come down by 7 percent. In the year 2010-11, the difference in the sex ratio of the students was 10 percent, which has come down to only 3 percent in the year 2019-20. The process of admission has become easy and transparent with the web portal started for getting the children of eligible families enrolled in schools under RTE. Due to which the rate of admission under RTE has increased by 14.5 percent in the last 3 years. In the academic session 2020-21, even in the difficult phase of Corona, 52 thousand 260 students have been admitted under RTE in the state. It is noteworthy that under RTE, it is mandatory for unaided private schools to enroll children from economically and socially weaker and deprived sections under the Act on 25 percent of their total seats. School Education Minister Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam said It is said that Chhattisgarh has been the foremost state in implementing the RTE Act. He said that the purpose of the report is to show the work and effect of Right to Education Act in Chhattisgarh in the last 10 years. This report has been prepared on the basis of information available on the RTE portal available in Chhattisgarh. In which the improvement in the level of education and social inclusion of the children of economically and socially weaker and deprived sections in the society, who are getting the benefit of this Act, has been evaluated. Based on the evaluation, some suggestions have been made on how existing processes can be improved and other systems can be created. Through these, it will help in achieving the objective of education and social inclusion. In the last 10 years after the establishment of the Right to Education Act, the effect was seen in Chhattisgarh that 60 percent of the students taking admission in schools are financially weak. classes and 40 percent from socially disadvantaged groups. The MIS portal was established in the state in 2017 through which the recruitment process was streamlined. Online lottery process started. Any problem related to RTE in the state is being resolved through the portal. The seat filling rate has seen an increase of 14.5 per cent in the last three academic years since the inception of the portal. Based on the numbers entered on the RTE portal, it has been found that the students of elementary classes get better grades in academic evaluation than the students of higher classes. The type of education is one of the main factors in the academic performance of students in private schools. A total of 54 percent students across the state learn their curriculum in Hindi, 44 percent in English and 2 percent bilingually. Hindi medium students get better performance and rank as compared to other medium. Portal Grievance redressal has three components- helpline number, e-mail and RTE portal is effective. The complaints received from these three are being resolved continuously from the year 2018-19. For the students studying under RTE, the prescribed amount is paid by the government. The amount approved by the Academic Session 2019-20 and the current Project Approval Board (PAB) was only 30 per cent. At present, in the session 2020-21, a total of Rs 161.5 crore, including the pending amount from the year 2014-15 to 2019-20, has been paid directly from the state level to the account of the schools. At present, a total of 3 lakh one thousand 317 students are studying under RTE. A total of 6 thousand 511 schools are registered in the RTE portal of the state. Madhuri Dhadiwal, Senior Lead of Indus Action, Senior Manager Madhu Verma, Manager Laxmi Priya R. was present. Like this:Like Loading… Continue Reading