24 Sep, 2017 | 6:59 AM IST

Constitutional Provision

Article 45 Provision for free and compulsory education for children
  The State shall endeavour to provide, within a period of ten years from the commencement of this Constitution, for free and compulsory education for all children until they complete the age of fourteen years.
Provision for early childhood, care and education to children below the age of six years
The State shall endeavour to provide early childhood care and education for all children until they complete the age of six years. *
* Amended Text as per the 86th Amendment of December, 2002, but yet to be brought into force-