As per the Right to Education Act, 2009, a school -
Section 12.(1) (b) Specified in sub-clause (ii) of clause (n) of section 2 shall provide free and compulsory elementary education to such proportion of children admitted therein as its annual recurring aid or grants so received bears to its annual recurring expenses, subject to a minimum of twenty-five per cent;
Section 12.(1) (c) Specified in sub-clauses (iii) and (iv) of clause (n) of section 2 shall admit in class I, to the extent of at least twenty-five percent of the strength of that class, children belonging to weaker section and disadvantaged group in the neighbourhood and provide free and compulsory elementary education till its completion: Provided further that where a school specified in clause (n) of section 2 imparts pre-school education, the provisions of clauses (a) to (c) shall apply for admission to such pre-school education."
1. Mention whether applications are received online, or offline, or manually collected from the parent-applicants for admission of their children under section 12 RTE Act, 2009. Provide copies of such documents that explain the procedure followed in filing and receiving applications from parent-beneficiaries.
a. Provide the district wise details of receiving officers responsible for applications received offline or manually from parent-applicants, along with their name, designation, and contact number. Provide such information for the last 5 years (2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19).
b. Mention whether the state government through concerned departments has taken a decision to make application filing process online. Provide relevant records, notifications, emails, opinions, documents, circulars, file-notings, etc.
c. Provide district-wise data for the last 5 academic years of the number of seats available for admissions under RTE Section 12(1)(c), the number of applications received, number of applications rejected, number of allotments (lottery/direct) and number of admissions that took place under RTE Section 12 clause 1(c). Please use the attached format if found useful, else provide information sought in whatever format that is available.
d. Provide district-wise data for the last 5 academic years of the number of applications received from Children with Special Needs (CWSN), number of applications rejected under CWSN category , number of allotments(lottery/direct) made under CWSN category, and number of admissions that took place under RTE Section 12 clause 1(c) under CWSN category. Please use the attached format if found useful, else provide information sought in whatever format that is available.
Provide hard copies, electronic copies where available in a CD/DVD, of relevant records, documents, memos, emails, opinions, advice, reports, samples, models file-notings, legal or other opinions obtained by Public authorities, pertaining to the information sought above in English if possible.
The applicant requests the PIO, if possible, to NOT send this RTI below the State level or below the district level, unless it is absolutely necessary.