UT (Administration) Chandigarh,
on Thursday constituted a State Advisory Council. The council has been constituted
to implement the Right to Children to Free & Compulsory Education Act.2009.
The advisory council was formed
after a letter had been sent by the HRD Ministry urging the state
administration to effectively implement the same.
The state advisory council which
was constituted last Thursday will comprise of 15 members viz :
UT administrator, the education
secretary, the director higher education, the chairperson of the Chandigarh Commission
for Protection of Child Rights, the director of school education &
Principal, St. John’s School among other members.
The said council will work for
two years from the date of notification.