Right to Quality Education (Delhi High Court)

 CACM works with the conviction that child marriages can be eradicated only if we provide quality education to all the children especially the girls till the age of 18 years. For making that a reality we are advocating that all schools in India should provide free and compulsory education as a constitutional right to all children and that of quality. To make that a reality the law on Right to education would need amendment which we have taken up as a social action in the ongoing public interest litigation, Independent Thought vs. Union of India (WP Civil 8763 of 2015) before Delhi High Court; where we have challenged the exemption given to government and government aided school from obtaining a “certificate of recognition” and whereby exempting from adhering to the basic norms and standards by exclusionary clause under Section 18(1), Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 (RTE Act) as Unconstitutional. http://www.asianage.com/delhi/delhi-hc-seeks-centre-response-school-pil-064 Please find a PIL note attached along with the two favourable interim orders dated 17 May 2016 (para 5 important) and 6 January 2017.