The Odisha government has asked Private schools in Koraput district to follow the Right to Education (RTE) Act guidelines.
Recently, the district administration organized a meeting in this regard in which principals of over 80 private schools participated
The meeting included a detailed presentation on the Act followed by a question and answer session, a district official said.
Instructions which private schools were asked to follow
"The private schools were asked to hang a board displaying details of the teachers appointed, including their educational qualification, and student strength apart from giving 25 per cent reservations to children belonging to economically-weaker sections," said official
"The schools were also asked to write their name in Odia language and maintain the student-teacher ratio", they said.
The schools have been directed to take certain measures for the safety of the children and create a favourable environment for academic activities, Koraput district Collector Jaya Kumar V said.