Source: Hindustan Times
The government is likely to challenge the decision of Delhi high court that directed the private and unaided schools in the national capital, to provide the poor students free gadgets and internet for online classes and claim compensation from Delhi government, according to the Right to Education (RTE), 2009.
An appeal is to be filed before the Supreme Court challenging the HC's division bench's September 18 order, on the basis that it has not cleared the compensation guidelines for the centre.
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Electronic devices such as laptops or smartphones with high-speed internet were directed to the unaided schools, to provide the same to the poor students for their online classes, by the high court's order on September 18, on a petition filed by the NGO "Justice for All".
However, the court did not mention anything regarding the dispute between the Delhi government and the centre.