Data on School Closures due to RTE Act (as of May 2018)

Sr. No.StateSchools Closed*Closure Notices Served**Closure Threat***
  20142015-16 2017-18 20142015-16 2017-18 20142015-16 2017-18
1Andhra Pradesh400141 NA NA102 NA 800767 NA
2Assam NANA NA NANA NA NA145 NA
3 Bihar NA NA 27 NA NA NA NA NA 94
4 Chhattisgarh NA NA 74 NA NA NA NA NA 131
5Delhi3003000 NA NANA NA 7501893 1563
6Haryana713NA NA NANA 4 13791206 96
7 Jharkhand NA NA 122 NA NA 350 NA NA 680
8KarnatakaNANA NA NANA NA 81465 NA
9 Kerala NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 270
10Madhya PradeshNANA 43 NANA NA NA1500 394
11MaharashtraNANA 70 NA7000 193 14041539 23
12OdishaNANA NA NANA NA NA573 NA
13Punjab1170191 NA NANA NA NA219 5
14 Rajasthan NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 3
15Tamil Nadu574NA NA NA746 NA 1000NA NA
16TelanganaNANA NA NANA NA NA75 NA
17 Uttar Pradesh NA NA 358 NA 50 7193 288 NA 1607
18 Uttarakhand NA NA 1 NA NA NA NA NA 5
Total 3157 3332 695 0 7898 7740 5629 9382 4871

Notes:

* Schools Closed : Private schools declared shut as per official government documents such as closure notices or reports
** Closure Notices Served : Actual closure or show-cause notices served to the schools by any competent authority
*** Closure Threat : Non-official public announcements made by government officials or ministers with or without actual closure notices issued
# NA : No specific data available in public domain as of August 2016

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