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‘RTE Act to arrest dropout rate in State’

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Shillong: With the approval of the Right to Education Act by the State Cabinet recently, it is expected that the drop out rate will decrease tremendously, stated State Deputy Chief Minister, BM Lanong during a felicitation programme of meritorious students of malki locality organised by the Pay for Right Youth and Cultural Club, Malki at the Shillong Law College here on Saturday.

He also informed that if within 6-7 months from the implementation of the Act, any school which failed to accept this Act will be derecognised by the government.

Meanwhile, Associate professor at NEHU, Jemino Mawthoh stressed on the emergence of new institutions and universities claiming themselves as recognized institutions.

The highlight of the programme was the felicitation of students from MBOSE, ICSE and CBSE Boards, who excelled in the 2011 examinations, and the retired teachers in Malki area.

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