An Initiative towards Ruling out Child Labour in Andhra Pradesh by several Government departments and NGOs

The sole intention of the committee is to induct children into education institutions, execute raids and educate the people.

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  • The kingpin intention of the committee is to induct children into education institutions, execute raids and educate the people
  • The drive will be conducted from June 12 to 18
  • Child labor can be eradicated through proper enrolment of children in schools, identify dropouts and admit them in schools

Andhra Pradesh, June 1, 2017: A committee has been constituted by the officials of various government departments and NGOs with the motive of driving against the child labor in Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh. This drive will be conducted from June 12 to 18.

The kingpin intention of the committee is to induct children into education institutions, execute raids and educate the people. This would be achieved through proper enrolment of children in schools, identify dropouts and admit them in schools, conduct raids in different establishments and houses to prevent child labour and explain the people child rights and welfare, mentioned The Hindu.

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The committee comprises of government officials from departments like National Child Labour Project (NCLP), Women Development and Child Welfare, Juvenile Welfare, South Central Railway and Vijayawada Municipal Corporation.

Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan, Rajiv Vidya Mission, Education and other departments and representatives of Childline have also joined hands with these departments. Apart from these, Nava Jeevan Bala Bhavan, SKCV, CRAF, Care and Share, BIRDS, Arunodaya, Prajwala and Annamma Society are also the members.

“As part of the Anti-Child Labour Day, awareness programs on child rights, seminars, workshops, special drives and rallies will be conducted during the week-day programme,” NCLP Project Director Anjaneya Reddy said.

– prepared by Himanshi Goyal of Newsgram, Twitter: @himanshi1104