CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS
(A SECTION 25 NON PROFIT COMPANY)

CACR -Citizens Association for Child Rights is a
...
FACILITIES AND AMENITIES FOR
EVERY CHILD
ENROLLED IN MCGM SCHOOLS

© CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD
RIGHTS

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Free and Compulsory Education up to
Class VIII as per RTE Act

© CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD
RIGHTS

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27 Items that all students are
entitled to receive
• Pencils,
• Crayons,

• Pencil box
• Pen
• Eraser
• Ruler

© CITIZENS ...
27 Items include

•School Bags
•Girls
uniform/Pinafores
• Shirts

•Trousers
•Ribbons
© CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD
RIGH...
27 Items
include
• Note books
• Textbooks
• Compass box
• School Bag

© CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD
RIGHTS

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27 Items
include
• Tiffin box,
• Water bottle
• Water colors
• Paint brush

© CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD
RIGHTS

8
27 Items
include
• Shoes

• Socks

© CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD
RIGHTS

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27 Items
include
• Raincoat *

• Umbrella*
*once every 2 years.

© CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD
RIGHTS

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Mid-day meal
To Attract
children to
school
Government has
a midday meal
scheme under
which nutritious,
hygienic ,and
whole...
Mid day meals
MID DAY MEALS
comprising of
variety of
•Khichadi with
different ingredients
every day,
•Biscuits
•Idli Samba...
Rajiv Gandhi Accident Insurance Scheme
• Rajiv Gandhi Vidyarthi Suraksha Yojana

• The scheme, wherein the government has ...
Rajiv Gandhi Accident Insurance
Scheme
• It offers benefits against accidental death (Rs
30,000),
• Permanent disablement ...
Health check up every 2 years and free treatment for
major and minor illnesses.
• BMC health
department to
conduct bi-annu...
Scholarship programme and
exams
• To encourage students to perform well
scholarship exams are help every year in the
month...
Financial incentive for students.
• For encouraging the students to attend school esp.
Girl students the MCGM given certai...
Computer Literacy Programme
• IIT Bombay has developed Self-taught, spoken
tutorial videos in Hindi, Marathi, English, Kan...
CACR Volunteer training students

© CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD
RIGHTS

19
Students practice after been trained by CACR
volunteers

© CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD
RIGHTS

20
Virtual Classroom teaching-- recently introduced
• The BMC /MCGM has installed a virtual education
system to attract more ...
How Virtual
Classroom works

• The students will be
taught through the
system which will be
connected through
satellite an...
Virtual class session in progress

© CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD
RIGHTS

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Other Facilities: Libraries, science
laboratories, etc
• As per Right To Education Act-RTE every schools
should have a rea...
Semi English Training
Since the demand for English medium schools is
increasing , BMC has started Semi English classes as...
THE PARADOX
BUDGETS FOR PRIMARY
EDUCATION HAVE TRIPLED IN
LAST 5 to 6 YEARS FROM
RS.800+ CRORES TO ALMOST
RS.2500 CRORES

...
How can people help?
A. Get together, start observing neighbourhood schools, be a
part

of

school

management

committees...
PLEASE STRENGTHEN OUR HANDS AND BE A

PART OF CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD
RIGHTS.
THANK YOU

WEBSITE : www.cacr.in
EMAI...
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The BMC has a huge education budget of around 2400 Crore Rupees for primary education.The students studying in MCGM school are entitled to certain facilities such as mid day meals, accident insurance schemes, scholarships, English speaking, basic IT skill training,27 study aids,Health check-ups,etc

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Facilities and Entitlements for students in BMC/Corporation schools of Mumbai,India

  1. 1. CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS (A SECTION 25 NON PROFIT COMPANY) CACR -Citizens Association for Child Rights is a non profit organisation which is a collective of like minded Citizens, Activists, ALMS, Community centres, etc. that has been primarily focusing on improvement in functioning and quality of education by direct participation in BMC schools.
  2. 2. FACILITIES AND AMENITIES FOR EVERY CHILD ENROLLED IN MCGM SCHOOLS © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 3
  3. 3. Free and Compulsory Education up to Class VIII as per RTE Act © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 4
  4. 4. 27 Items that all students are entitled to receive • Pencils, • Crayons, • Pencil box • Pen • Eraser • Ruler © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 5
  5. 5. 27 Items include •School Bags •Girls uniform/Pinafores • Shirts •Trousers •Ribbons © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 6
  6. 6. 27 Items include • Note books • Textbooks • Compass box • School Bag © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 7
  7. 7. 27 Items include • Tiffin box, • Water bottle • Water colors • Paint brush © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 8
  8. 8. 27 Items include • Shoes • Socks © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 9
  9. 9. 27 Items include • Raincoat * • Umbrella* *once every 2 years. © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 10
  10. 10. Mid-day meal To Attract children to school Government has a midday meal scheme under which nutritious, hygienic ,and wholesome food is supposed to be given to students during lunch break © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 11
  11. 11. Mid day meals MID DAY MEALS comprising of variety of •Khichadi with different ingredients every day, •Biscuits •Idli Sambar •Rajgira Ladoo • Egg •Bananas, etc. once a week © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 12
  12. 12. Rajiv Gandhi Accident Insurance Scheme • Rajiv Gandhi Vidyarthi Suraksha Yojana • The scheme, wherein the government has already paid the Oriental Insurance Company a cover premium for 2 crores and 85 Lakh students across the state • It is also available for those already on the school and college rolls. © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 13
  13. 13. Rajiv Gandhi Accident Insurance Scheme • It offers benefits against accidental death (Rs 30,000), • Permanent disablement (Rs 20,000 to Rs 50,000 depending on the nature of injury), • Medical expenses for treatment following an accident (Rs 2000 to Rs 10,000), • Loss of books due to accident (Rs 350), • Reimbursement of fees if the student is unable to attend classes due to an accident (Rs 650), • Loss of bicycle (up to Rs 1500) and • Loss of spectacles (up to Rs 750). © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 14
  14. 14. Health check up every 2 years and free treatment for major and minor illnesses. • BMC health department to conduct bi-annual health check ups for every child. • First Aid Box to be kept in the school premises GR First-Aid Box- © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 15
  15. 15. Scholarship programme and exams • To encourage students to perform well scholarship exams are help every year in the month of March • Scholarship exams are for children enrolled in class 4th and class 7th • Merit Holders in these exams are entitled to receive monetary benefit. © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 16
  16. 16. Financial incentive for students. • For encouraging the students to attend school esp. Girl students the MCGM given certain financial incentives • Rupees 2500 Fixed deposit to girl students is given when they pass out of VII standard and it income can be enchased in the next 5 years when they reach XII standard. • These will help to improve attendance and retention. © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 17
  17. 17. Computer Literacy Programme • IIT Bombay has developed Self-taught, spoken tutorial videos in Hindi, Marathi, English, Kannad, Guajarati , Bengali and Tamil languages that teach students Basic IT skills • Students can learn to type a text document, edit and save it as well as they learn Basics of Excel sheet and presentation preparation • Citizens Association for Child Rights-CACR has partnered with IIT for implementation of this program in Mumbai © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 18
  18. 18. CACR Volunteer training students © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 19
  19. 19. Students practice after been trained by CACR volunteers © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 20
  20. 20. Virtual Classroom teaching-- recently introduced • The BMC /MCGM has installed a virtual education system to attract more students. • The Virtual Classroom was introduced as a pilot project in few schools, after its success in South Mumbai schools it was introduced in more schools. • Equipment installed in more than 400 schools • Virtual classrooms are becoming the new medium of instruction to reach multiple schools at the same time, take questions and even give demonstrations all in 'Real Time' ​without CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD © travelling. 21 RIGHTS
  21. 21. How Virtual Classroom works • The students will be taught through the system which will be connected through satellite and reach all the municipal schools. ​The teacher-instructor will be present in a central studio from which the lessons will be relayed © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 22
  22. 22. Virtual class session in progress © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 23
  23. 23. Other Facilities: Libraries, science laboratories, etc • As per Right To Education Act-RTE every schools should have a reading room/library. • A Science Laboratory • A computer room with working computers exist in most schools . • The computers are donated by corporate s or trusts © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 24
  24. 24. Semi English Training Since the demand for English medium schools is increasing , BMC has started Semi English classes as a pilot project this year About 2400 BMC school teachers will be trained by the British Council this year and this will continue for the next four years. Effectively 9600 teachers out of the 12,000+ teachers will be trained. © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS 25
  25. 25. THE PARADOX BUDGETS FOR PRIMARY EDUCATION HAVE TRIPLED IN LAST 5 to 6 YEARS FROM RS.800+ CRORES TO ALMOST RS.2500 CRORES BUT NUMBER OF CHILDREN HAVE DWINDLED FROM MORE THAN 5 LAKHS TO LESS THAN 4 LAKHS DURING THE SAME PERIOD RS.CRORE #No. of STUDENTS.LAKHS 2500 2000 1500 1000 500 0 RS.CRORE 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS #No. of STUDENTS.L AKHS 26
  26. 26. How can people help? A. Get together, start observing neighbourhood schools, be a part of school management committees-SMC as empowered under the RTE. Ensure parents participation in SMC meetings, which will help in empowering the parents. B. Create awareness is very important issue of ensuring every child in school as per RTE. C. Question the hierarchy in education department, our elected representatives, corporator, etc. D. Ensure activation and accountability in the system rather than creating parallel systems, ensuring every child will have access to free and quality education. 27
  27. 27. PLEASE STRENGTHEN OUR HANDS AND BE A PART OF CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS. THANK YOU WEBSITE : www.cacr.in EMAIL: connect.cacr@gmail.com YOU TUBE: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCid_6o8_t8Vx7oZUFGi5BnA ALL IMAGES AND CONTENT are A COPYRIGHT OF CACR © CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/CitizensAssociationForChildRights 28

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