The information was given by the state government pleader to a bench of Justices V M Kanade and Anil Menon who were hearing a public interest litigation taken up suo motu after child psychiatrist Dr Harish Shetty and other doctors attached copies of news reports with their letter to it on March 30.

In their letter to the high court, the doctors said that in denying the services of writers, the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) had allegedly violated child rights.

Later, the high court issued notices to NIOS after which the open school decided to provide writers to slow learners.

The government pleader informed the high court that the Government Resolution (GR) had been issued by the Maharashtra government on January 8 in which it been declared that writers would be provided to students with learning disability in the board examinations.

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