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Supporting admission in private schools under the 25% Right to Education (RTE) quota

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Supporting admission in private schools under the 25% Right to Education (RTE) quota

EY has partnered with Indus Action (IA), an NGO that aims to bring a systemic change to the Indian education system, to facilitate the admission of underprivileged children in private schools.

Under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2005, it is mandatory for unaided, non-minority private schools to reserve at least 25% of seats in nursery, KG and class 1 for children belonging to disadvantaged and economically weaker sections (EWS).

EY will support Indus Action in promoting awareness about the RTE Act among EWS parents, assisting in their admission and enabling their social integration in schools. About 20,000 children have been enrolled for academic year 2017-18. An additional 50,000 children are expected to be enrolled in private schools for academic year 2018-19 under this initiative.