Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government on Wednesday brought into force a rule which prohibits failing a student throughout the primary school years.
The state government notified rules under Right to Education Act, which also ban capitation fees for admission to pre-primary or primary schools.
No child will be detained in a class until standard fifth.
The rules also say that no primary school teacher would be allowed to give private tuitions.
The person/institute found to be taking capitation fees in any form would be fined as much as 10 times the amount taken.