Tag: Right to Education

The 2019 National Education Policy Must Enable Girls’ Right to Education

Written by Evita Rodrigues  Research by Tanvi Mehta  The potential of education to empower often goes unrecognized. It is a tool capable of empowering women to...

‘Open’ for Business: The Growth of Massive Online Open Courses in...

Co-authored by Aarathi Ganesan and Aditya Vikram By virtue of her burgeoning population and proactive Right to Education policy, India is home to around 310...

This Seat is Reserved! The Underbelly of Discretionary Quotas in Kendriya...

Researched and Written by Aarathi Ganesan Last week, Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) Prakash Javadekar, along with his predecessor Smriti Irani, came under the...

No-Detention Policy: Boon, Bane or Both?

Written by Amrita Singh Updated on 15/01/19 The No-Detention Policy (NDP) came into existence due to an alarming increase in the rate of school dropouts, and...

Merging the Marginalized: North East Region and the RTE

India’s North-East Region (NER) is a long belt of eight states ─ Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim. Each state...

Reservation in Private Educational Institutions – Tracing The Debate

Section 12 of the “Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act” provides for a mandatory 25% reservation in Class 1 in all...

Monitoring the Right to Education: Who Does What?

On 1st April 2010, The Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE) was passed by the UPA government, making primary education a fundamental...