About Legal Aid Society, NLU Odisha

National Law University Odisha (NLU Odisha) was established in the year 2008 by the Odisha government, as a Centre of Excellence in Legal Education. In furtherance of the same, the Legal Aid Society of NLU Odisha was established in the year 2012 with a mission to implement the mandate of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987.

About Sarkari School

Sarkari School works with an initiative to build a platform for those working in the field of school education, to uplift the future of the younger generation through their hard-work.

About the Conference

Article 21-A of the Constitution of India provides free and compulsory education of all children in the age group of 6 to 14 years as a Fundamental Right in such a manner as the State may, by law, determine. This RTE Act came into effect on 1 April 2010. This conference will highlighting the changes that came in our country post 10 years of RTE: our achievements as well as challenges that still need to be addressed.

About the Call for Research Papers

NLUO & Sarkari School invites submissions about the implementation and challenges faced by the Right to Education Act in India.

  • The best 10 authors will be given an opportunity to present their paper at the conference.
  • Every selected article will be acknowledged with a certificate of appreciation.

Themes and Sub-Themes

Impact of RTE on

  • Girl’s Education.
  • School infrastructure.
  • Enrollment rate.
  • Inclusion of differently-abled.
    • Literacy rate.
  • Social and economical implication on right to education.
  • Role of RTE in child-centered education.
  • RTE in view of government and private schools.
  • RTE paving the way for the democratization of education.
  • How has the RTE act failed to ensure a 25% reservation to poor students in private schools?
  • Revolution of the education system and the way forward.
  • Right to education and gender equality.
  • The education system for the disabled.
  • The need to uphold the RTE act during a pandemic.
  • How can India’s Education System escape the vicious cycle of inequality and discrimination?
  • Impact of media on the Right to education.
  • Right to education in the era of digital learning.

Submission Guidelines and Rewards

Click the link at the bottom for submission guidelines and rewards.

Important Details and Deadlines

  • Deadline for abstract submission: October 2, 2020
  • Deadline for final submission: October 14, 2020 till 11:59 PM
  • Conference Date: October 18, 2020
  • Time: 10 AM to 4 PM

Contact Details

For queries regarding the conference and for submission, write to rteconf2020[at]gmail.com.

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