Extract of our suggestions on the final version of RTE Rules

Subject: Extract of our suggestions on the final version of RTE Rules
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PART 1 PRELIMINARY - Short Title, Extent and Commencement
Section 2(1): Definitions for ‘Free education’ and ‘Drop-out’ need to be added as
follows:
(q) ‘Free’ education’ means:
 freedom from payment of any kinds of fees, including annual and
examination fees
 provision of free uniforms (at least two sets),
 text-books, note-books, stationery, midday meals, bag, shoes, socks, and
other accessories that are needed,
 free transportation to all children in Classes VI to VIII
All above incentives will be given uniformly to all children in
government schools without discrimination.