Achievements of RTE Act,2009

  • The RTE Act has successfully managed to increase enrolment in the upper primary level (Class 6-8).
  • Stricter infrastructure norms resulted in improved school infrastructure, especially in rural areas.
  • More than 3.3 million students secured admission under 25% quota norm under RTE.
  • It made education inclusive and accessible nationwide.
  • Removal of “no detention policy” has brought accountability in the elementary education system.
  • The Government has also launched an integrated scheme, for school education named as Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan,which subsumes the three schemes of school education:
    • Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)
    • Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA)
    • Centrally Sponsored Scheme on Teacher Education (CSSTE).