Quoting the official release, Press Trust of India reported that the private schools have been directed to keep 25 percent of the seats in class I and 10 percent of the seats in class II to VIII for children who belong to weaker sections, BPL families and disadvantaged groups.
The private schools have also been directed to display information about availability of reserved seats on their official websites. The Education department has already released the admission schedule for primary schools for the 2017-18 academic session.
The meeting was attended by Ram Bilas Sharma, Education Minsiter, P K Das, Additional Chief Secretary School Education, and other prominent officers of the department.
(With Inputs from Press Trust of India)
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