CM meets Sibal, demands 90 percent central funding for RTE Act

Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today meets HRD Minister Kapil Sibal at New Delhi. He demands 90 per cent Central funding for at least two plan periods for implementing the Right To Education (RTE) Act in the state. He also demanded that 11 districts, including those affected by Naxalism, should be considered special category districts at par with northeastern states for the purpose of all schemes of HRD Ministry.

Chief Minister raised various issues concerning development of Human Resource in the state particularly in the context of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RCFCE) Act 2009, Vocational Training and Higher Education.

However, union minister assured that all the issues shall be considered favourably on priority to minimize the burden on the state.

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