Sensitisation workshop on RTE

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IMPHAL, Oct 18: The Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Right (MCPCR) today organized a one day sensitisation workshop on Right to Children to Free and Compulsory Education act 2009 at Manipur Press Club.

Chairperson of MCPCR, A Nabachandra Singh said the commission has so far handled 50 cases relating to child rights in the State,

He further said that under RTE right to survial, right to development, right to protection and right permission.

The organisation is a body which monitors implementation of the various Acts related to children in every nook and corner of the State.

Giving an overview of RTE 2009 by K Maharabi Singh said that RTE is a right for children of 6-14 years of age for free and compulsory elementary education.

The Act provides that free education should be given to all children without any form of screening, he said.

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