Committee for ‘No Detention’ Policy


New Delhi: In pursuance of a resolution adopted in the 59th meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) held on 6th June, 2012, a Sub-Committee was constituted for assessment of implementation of Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) in the context of No-Detention provision in the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009.

The Sub-Committee has submitted its report in August, 2014. The recommendations of Sub-Committee include, inter alia, measuring Learning Level Outcomes of all children on regular basis, to catalyse a performance-driven culture and review of ‘No-Detention’ policy and its implementation in a phased manner.

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The report of the Sub-Committee was placed before CABE in its meeting held on 19.08.2015, wherein it was decided to request all States/ UTs to share their views on the No-Detention policy, in writing with Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Another Sub-Committee under the Chairpersonship of Minister of Education, Government of Rajasthan has been constituted on 26.10.2015 inter-alia, to review the feedback received from States/UTs on the No- Detention policy. This information was given by the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Smt. Smriti Irani today in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha question.