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New Delhi, June 11: The Ministry of Education (MoE) on Friday launched an online module for collecting information for out-of-school children that will allow children aged -14-1 years to enroll in age-appropriate schools. The ministry also said that for the first time in the 2022-22 session, out-of-school children will be given financial assistance to children between the ages of 16 and 18 so that they can continue their education through free or distance education. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal tweeted ‘Nishank’, “Taking care of every student in India is a top priority of our government. Management portals will be organized with specialized training centers. “
He said, “Information from each out-of-school child and special training center should be uploaded at the block level under block resource coordination. The quarterly progress report and user manual are shared on the portal. “In a letter to the education secretaries of all the states and union territories, the ministry said that out-of-school children, special training centers and their progress should be certified by a competent officer approved by the district magistrate or DM.
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“Financial provisions have been made in the ‘Whole Education’ project to facilitate age-friendly access to out-of-school children between the ages of six and 14 in regular schools so that they are mainstream in schools,” the letter said. .
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