Admissions over, 8,000 EWS seats still vacant

Delhi government to start fresh admission process within a week


Jasleen Kaur | April 19, 2012

About 8,000 seats, meant for children from economically weaker section (EWS) are lying vacant in private public schools in the national capital.

This was discussed at the review meeting of the Education department chaired by state education minister Arvinder Singh on Thursday.

According to RTE the act, 25% seats should be reserved for children belonging to disadvantaged group and economically weaker sections at the entry level.

For this year’s admission, the Directorate of Education (DoE), in its circular on December 16 had mentioned that after the admission process gets over on March 31, schools have to inform the DoE about the vacant seats. Thses seats will be filled through a fresh admission process.

The minister has ensured that these seats would be fulfilled by the recommendations of DoE according to applications received by the directorate. Proper admission process would start within a week through a public notice by the DoE.



Other News

Mumbai hospitals shut as more and more healthcare workers test positive

Maharashtra has emerged the epicentre of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in the country with Mumbai reporting the highest number of cases in the state. With more and more healthcare providers getting infected, hospitals are becoming the hotbeds of virus perpetuation. On Monday Wockhardt hosp

As nation lighted lamps, power grid delivered

As Indians switched off lights in homes and lighted lamps and candles Sunday night following prime minister Narendra Modi’s appeal as a gesture of solidarity in the fight against COVID-19, the power grid held up well despite the sudden drop in demand. In a short video message on Friday

3 out of 4 Covid-19 patients in 21-60 yrs age group

Contrary to the perception that the elderly are more at risk from Covid-19, in India as many as 41.88% of corona positive cases are between 21 to 40 years of age. Also, 32.82% positive cases are between 41 to 60 years, followed by 16.69% cases above the age of 60 years and 8.61% coronavirus positive cases

Why everyone should wear mask

In view of the increasing number of COVID -19 cases in the country, the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) has now advised that everyone must voluntarily wear a mask and especially those living in densely populated areas.   Not just as a matter of maintaining personal hygiene

Fighting Covid-19, India has realized its collective strength: PM

In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, people of India have realized their collective strength, prime minister Narendra Modi said in a short video message Friday morning. He also urged people to light lamps Sunday night as a gesture of this collectivity. “Today marks nine days of the na

COVID-19 demobilisation: Lessons for public governance

Demobilization, like its predecessor – demonetization, is another decision gone bad in implementation.  In both instances a careful public administrative action through its governance systems could have saved the magnitude of impact particularly on the most vulnerable sections of the society. Th


Current Issue


Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter