Implementation of Right to Education (RTE)
Saaras is instrumental in providing free education to underprivileged children in neighborhood private schools, by supporting families and the government to overcome various challenges in implementing the Right to Education 12 (1) (c).
RTE Sec. 12(1)(c) mandates reservation of 25% entry-level seats in private unaided schools for children belonging to disadvantaged sections to create a more integrated and inclusive schooling system.
In UP, for a population of 19.9 Cr there are only 6 lac seats available for children to attend a high quality free education Out of the 6 lac, only 9% actually go to the underprivileged children they are intended for.
Parents / Families / Children from socio economically weaker and disadvantaged communities.
Why do gaps exist?
- Lack of awareness on ground – application/seat is 0.25
- Lack of capacity in District offices for school mapping – only 25% school mapping done
- Lack of Student Tracking and Reimbursement system in MIS
- Gautam Buddh Nagar
Project Eklavya Interventions
Citizens were made aware of their rights.
16,343 citizens were supported to gain access to their benefits.
Drivers employed with Ola and Rapido made aware of their benefits through successful partnership with these ride sharing companies.
Children secured admission in private schools under RTE 12 (1) (c), through the 12 partner NGOs we support.