- RTE Act, 2009 says for setting up of Special training facility for age appropriate admission of out-of-school children:
o The school Management Committee/local authority shall identify the children requiring Special Training Such children will be enroled, in the age specific class in the school .
o After admission, the child shall be given Special Training by the teacher to enable him/her to successfully integrate with the rest of the class, academically and emotionally.
o The Special Training shall be based on especially designed, age appropriate learning material, approved by the academic authority.
o It shall be provided in classes held in the premises of the school, or in safe residential Schools.
o specially engaged teacher should provide special training.
- Subject wise condensed textbooks for Class 1-5 have been devleoped by SCERT, 6 text books of Hindi ,English , Maths , Science have been distributed to all special training centres.
Life Skill Develoment Programme
Life skill development programme in 22 minority districts under innovative scheme. has been innetiated in 2008 .The districts are as below (1) Badaun (2) Bagpat (3) Bahraich (4) Balrampur (5) Barabanki (6) Bareli (7) Bijnor (8) Bulandshaher (9) Gaziabad (10) J.P.Nagar (11) Lakhimpur (12) Lucknow (13) Meerut (14) Moradabad (15) Muzzaffernagar (16) Pilibhit (17) Rampur (18) Saharanpur (19) Santkabirnagar (20) Shajahanpur (21) Siddhartnagar (22) Srawasti.
· The skill development programme has been organized in 10-10 upper primary schools of each above districts with identified trades. In 2010-11 the status is as follows :
o In all 22 districts 10-10 upper primary schools have been selected, the criteria of selection was where the minority enrollment should be more and there should be adequate infrastructural facility in the selected school.
o In every selected upper primary school there should be minimum of 50 students of minorities but the children of all communities will be benefited by this programme
o School has given freedom to choose any to trades on the basis of the local need, requirement, the interest of student, availability of space in the school, available resources (physical and human) but the selected trade must be approved by respective DMs.
o Training of selected trade has been organised in the school premises only.
o The implementation agencies were also identified: (1) Government Polytechnic (2) Govt ITIs (3) Nehru Yuva Kendras (4) Jan Shikshan Sansthans (5).Gram Shiksha Samiti (VEC).
o It is instructed to the districts authorities if the mentioned identified agencies are not interested or does not exist or have no resources to run the programme then agencies like Khadi Gramodhyog, Fruit preservation Deptt other Govt. Deptt which were also authorised to run this programme can be selected after the approval of the respective DM.
o A Committee of 7 member has been constituted headed by district magistrate for the monitoring & supervision of the programme.