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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of Human Resource Development DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL EDUCATION & LITERACY
RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 854 TO BE ANSWERED ON NOVEMBER 30, 2012
QUESTION Requirement of Schools and Teachers Under Right to Eduacation (RTE) Act in Karnataka
854. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:
(a) whether Government has assessed the requirement of new schools and additional teachers for implementation of Right to Education in Karnataka;
(b) if so, the details thereof; and
(c) the action Government has taken or proposes to take in this regard?
ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (DR. SHASHI THAROOR)
(a) to (c) The States/UTs every year work out their requirements of new schools and additional teachers under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and submit their Annual Work Plan and Budget (AWP & B) to the Government of India for funding under SSA. Under SSA, till 2012-13, 11,353 schools and 37,316 teachers have been sanctioned to State Government of Karnataka.