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Online Implementation of the RTE Mandate

Professor Kavitha Ranganathan (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad)

Publication date: 18 June 2019


This case chronicles the events in the life of a security guard who would like to enroll his five-year-old daughter in a private school under the Right to Education Act (RTE). Section 12(1)(c) of the RTE Act mandates that private schools reserve at least 25% of their seats for children from marginalized and economically weaker sections of society. This case can be used for classroom discussion in a course that deals with e-governance, ICT for Development or Technology deployment/digital service delivery in developing countries. It helps students think of an evaluation framework for assessing an e-governance solution for the disadvantaged and use the framework to critically assess the Gujarat government's digital solution for the RTE programme.



Ranganathan, K. (2019), "Online Implementation of the RTE Mandate", .



Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

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