Over 3 lakh schools started under RTE: Economic Survey

Over 3 lakh schools started under RTE: Economic Survey

A total of 3,34,340 new primary and upper primary schools have been opened under the Right to Education (RTE) till September 2012, since the enforcement of the RTE April 1, 2010, the Economic Survey, released Wednesday, said.

Over 2,80,000 new school buildings have been constructed, and over 12,46,000 teachers have been appointed under the scheme in that time, the survey said.

Talking about the Mid-Day Meal Scheme, the report said about 105 million children had benefitted from the programme during 2011-12.

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