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Probe ordered into fake income certificates for RTE

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The Lokayukta has directed the Commissioner of Public Instruction to probe the matter.
The Lokayukta has directed the Commissioner of Public Instruction to probe the matter.

: Taking suo motu cognisance of a report that appeared in a section of the media, Lokayukta Y. Bhaskar Rao on Monday to ordered a probe into allegations that certain parents have submitted fake income certificates to avail benefits under the Right to Education Act.

The Lokayukta directed the Commissioner of Public Instruction to probe the matter. According to reports, parents had allegedly submitted the fake documents to avail admission under the 25 per cent quota for economically weaker sections under the RTE.

The Commissioner of Public Instruction has been instructed to submit his findings within six weeks.

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