Re-imagining vocational education for re-integration of Children in Conflict with Law; bridging the gaps from NEP 2020: A study of Children in Conflict with Law in Pune city

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Asst. Prof. Kartiki Subakade


The Right to Education Act makes education a fundamental right of every child between the ages of 6 and 14 and specifies minimum norms in elementary schools. No person shall be denied a right to an education. In the exercise of any functions which it assumes in relation to education and to teaching, the State shall respect the right of parents to ensure such education and teaching is in conformity with their own religious and philosophical convictions.

The education policy refers to programs and guidelines based on the purpose of the educational administrators, forming a plan on how to conduct learning for students. The National Education Policy (NEP) is a policy prepared by the government to foster education amongst the citizens of India. The policy develops the elementary education to college in both urban and rural parts of India. 

In spite of the Right to Education Act, Children in Conflict with Law are facing many challenges to reach to the education and school. The present paper is based on primary data. The study will focus on the challenges of getting education for Children in Conflict with Law in Pune city. Also the study will discuss on the current scenario of educational status of Children in Conflict with Law.

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