Under the Right to Education Act, many parents are enrolling their children in schools based on fake certificates. The case has been brought to the notice of Uttarakhand Child Rights Protection Commission. Commission Chairman Usha Negi has ordered the Sub-Collector to investigate.
In the complaint lodged to the Uttarakhand Child Rights Protection Commission, it has been said in Dehradun and Rishikesh, the parents of many children have got free admission to the schools of children under the Right to Education Act on the basis of fake certificates. However, according to the rules, admission of children of BPL, low income group and ST-SC category can only be done under the Right to Education Act.
After coming to the notice of the case, Child Rights Protection Commission Chairman Usha Negi ordered the deputy collector to investigate the matter and take action according to the rules. They say that if the admission of children is contrary to the rules then action will be taken as per rule. Last year too many children had mistakenly enrolled under the RTE in schools, after which several action was taken against them.