By 86th constitutional Amendment Act 2002, Article 21a is inserted in the constitution to provide free and compulsory education to the children whose age is between six to fourteen.
On 4th of August 2009, RTE represents that every child has right to get full time elementary education with satisfactory and equitable quality in formal school.
India became the 135th country to make education a fundamental right for every children aged between 6 to 14 with specific norms in elementary school on 1st April 2010.
The term the term “free” is defined as – free education shall be provided to all those children (other than those who are admitted to private school by his parents) who are being prevented to pursue their elementary education.
The term compulsory education means – that Government and local authorities are responsible admission and attendance and help the children to complete their elementary education.
FEATURES OF RIGHT TO EDUCATION
- Right to education institute free and compulsory education to the children who are aged between 6 to 14 years.
- Children are entitled to free textbooks writing materials and school uniform.
- In private schools, 25% of seats are reserved for right to education students and this is funded by the government.
- Right to education take care of non admitted child to get admitted in the school.
- screening Procedure for admission is prohibited.
- This also prohibits school fees, physical punishment, mental harassment and running of school without recognition.
IMPORTANCE OF RTE
Right to education is the first step toward decreasing property. It provides the children with education for their bright future. Education plays an important role in one life, it empowers the person to think beyond limits, help in building confidence and self-esteem.
Education provides stability in life, financial security, self dependency. A person is aware of what is beneficial for them and they get to know about their rights. An educated person knows all the rules and regulation of the Government and they also understand the importance of education and they are fully aware of the contribution in making the country developed.
Education is base for being a good human being. Article 21a provides right to education to children aged 6 to 14 years, but it’s not the end of the education , it’s just the beginning of a education life of a person. Where a person start learning a good morals, beliefs, respecting elders, loving younger ones, with quality life. It’s the first step towards enlighting their life.
There should be no barriers independently. Everyone of any age group who want to learn or acquire knowledge can be a part of this. Education boost your life and take a person to a next level where you can spend quality of life independently.
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