KISHTWAR, Nov 22: National Student Union of India (NSUI) conducted an awareness programme on Right to Education (RTE) Act at Boys Higher Secondary School, Kishtwar.
The programme was held under the leadership of All India National secretary, Navjot Singh and State president, NSUI, Uday Chib, and was organised by State general secretary, NSUI, Wassim Saroori and district president, NSUI, Kishtwar, Saquib Lone.
A large number of students from JU Campus, GDC College, Polytechnic College and Boys Higher Secondary School took part in the programme.
Explaining the importance of RTE Act in the Country, Navjot Singh said that RTE Act is 100 percent sufficient to provide quality education to students.
Uday Chib briefed that as per RTE Act, every child in the age group of 6-14 will be provided 8 years of elementary education in an age appropriate classroom in the vicinity of his/her neighbourhood. Under RTE Act, no child could be denied admission for want of documents; no child could be turned away if the admission cycle in the school is over and no child could be asked to take an admission test.
Meanwhile, Parkash Singh was appointed as coordinator of GPC Kishtwar while many other students joined NSUI.