Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday handed Education Regulatory and Monitoring Commission Bill, which supposed to adjust school prices to decrease parents’ burden. “This is a ancient invoice. The education machine in the nation is collapsed to one of these levels that personal schools are amassing exorbitant costs, yet nobody can question them. There became a minister within the beyond government who owns this kind of massive organization of educational institutes. When such a multi-millionaire is inside the ministerial position, how can one manage the expenses? The authorities schools inside the states are diluted deliberately,” Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy stated.
“According to the Right to Education Act, every personal school needs to offer 25 percent seats free of fee, and the authorities have to pay the charges. But the RTE Act turned into no longer executed in even one college within the past five years,” he added.
Condition of schools beneath preceding gov
Briefing the assembly about the circumstance of college beneath the preceding government, Reddy claimed, “Now the machine of presidency faculties is collapsed to this sort of degree that payments for mid-day food scheme also are pending for nearly 8 months. Textbooks and notebooks have also not been provided on time.”
“While the books are to be dispensed in June, they have been now not given until October. Many government faculties were close down inside the call of rationalization. Meanwhile, private faculties had been given a loose hand to increase costs to the level of extortion,” he introduced.
The reason behind passing the Education bill
Quoting the 2011 census document, Reddy stated, “There are 33 percentage uneducated human beings in Andhra Pradesh.” “This is higher than the country-wide average of 26 percent. The higher percentage of uneducated human beings is because of the monetary burden. In this wake, we are bringing this bill so that even poor human beings can have enough money schooling,” he persevered. While speakme on the subject, Reddy stated within the nation meeting that an Education Regulatory and Monitoring Commission might be constituted, supervised with the aid of a retired high courtroom choose to reveal the admission and coaching at any faculty inside the country.
Education Regulatory and Monitoring Commission
“Our authorities go to constitute an Education Regulatory and Monitoring Commission. A retired excessive court docket appointed by the Chief Justice of High Court could be the chairman for this fee. There can be 11 members, who are national-level distinguished academicians, inside the commission. They can monitor the admission and teaching at any school,” he stated. “Accreditation of the schools and implementation of Right to Education Act will be in their purview. The fee can have the right to present warnings to the faculty managements, impose fines or even can order shut down of the faculties.” The fee will also reveal whether or not the charge structure is comfy for the students. They will investigate the academics and infrastructure centers additionally,” he introduced.