Chennai

TC will not mention a student’s caste

The School Education Director has issued a circular to school principals advising them not to mention the caste of the student in Transfer Certificate.

The certificate will instead state “refer community certificate issued by Revenue Authorities” in the column seeking details of the caste of the student.

The circular to the principals pointed out that the decision followed a government order issued earlier that it had recognised as final the caste certificate issued by the Revenue Department.

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Printable version | Feb 21, 2020 3:53:40 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/tc-will-not-mention-a-students-caste/article27131454.ece

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