Uttar Pradesh Government launched two education empowering RWF’s initiatives on Universal Children’s Day 2016 to vitalize the 12(1)(c)section of Right to Education Act implementation infrastructure in the state.
Former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav inaugurated first scheme at Lok Bhawan by presenting ₹5,000 cheques to almost 100 underprivileged children for sponsoring their basic education expenses.
Under the first scheme, financial assistance of ₹5,000 was provided to primary school kids from below poverty line (BPL) category enrolled in private schools.
On the same occasion, the RTE Online portal, developed in trio collaboration of NIC-RWF-State Government was rolled out. The launched online interface aims at ensuring the RTE application and admission process transparent and convenient.
While the initial two years (2015-2106) witnessed incredible historical development in the admission figures, as compared to the previous years, we realized that the implementation of RTE 12.1.C can be scaled to its potential only with the use of the technology as manual processes were very cumbersome and time consuming.
Hence, RWF pitched the idea to the top govt. leadership about developing an ‘End to end Integrated Technology Enabled Online RTE Platform for RTE process across the state. After 20 meetings with NIC, SPD office, Director Office, 200 email exchanges, several consultations with 30+ BSAs, and 10,000 Coding Man hours -
the portal was successfully developed & deployed during the event.
RWF played a paramount role in conceptualizing and implementing the core software solution that was launched by former Chief Minister, Shri Akhilesh Yadav, during the public event organized by RightWalk Foundation and Basic Education Dept.
Malala Day, birthday of global education ambassador Malala Yousufzai, was celebrated on 12 July, 2016 at the CM residence to commemorate historical success of section 12.1.C of the RTE Act in Uttar Pradesh.
Understanding the need to train teachers, so that they can better manage a socially inclusive classroom, social inclusion workshops were conducted in 9 different districts of U.P. in collaboration with UNICEF and U.P. Govt.