*DDC Doda constituted Childline Advisory Board in the district* _Child rights are very important parameter on which the societies are graded,required to be protected on priority_ *Sets monthly targets of child labour cases for prosecution to Labour department*

Publish Date : 01/03/2021
Doda,February 25:
The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Doda, Dr Sagar D Doifode today constituted the Childline Advisory Board in the district to review the child protection scenario,here in the presence of all stakeholders in a meeting convened at DC office Doda.
During the meeting the DDC enquired about the routine working profile of the childline institution and also enquired the daily reporting of violation of child rights being communicated to the concerned from across the district if any.
The DDC directed the coordinator to maintain the online database of all the reported cases,so that their follow up can be ensured for timely dispensation on priority basis by the concerned authorities.
The role of the CAB is to regulate and evaluate the activities of Childline Doda on monthly basis and also required to endorse suggestions so that the aims and objectives of the institution can be properly ensured, the DDC added.
The DDC directed stakeholder departments viz Police, School Education, ICDS, Social Welfare, Labour, Health  etc to ensure displaying of the ChildLine Helpline no 1098 at all prominent locations of their respective institutions. He directed departments to involve PRI members, NGOs to spread the role and functioning of Childline helpline during awareness drives of departments especially in rural and far off areas of the district.
The DDC directed the concerned to frame the schedule of visits to conduct the assessment study of the targeted groups initially i.e in hotels, industrial sector so that the next level approach shall be formulated as per the ground level report acquired during the visit.
Moreover the DDC also directed the CMO Doda to entertain the cases forwarded by childline for medical treatment in any health institution on priority basis, besides directed to entertain the recommendations regarding Children treatment from District Red Cross society positively.
Moreover the DDC also directed the CEO to ensure that 100% enrollment and no dropout across all the schools of the district.
Taking a strong note of the low rate of cases of child labour being forwarded for prosecutions, the DDC sets monthly target of child labour cases for prosecutions to Labour department, adding to this directed the ALC alongwith the team to conduct regular field visits so that the promotion of child labour  anywhere can be curbed completely across the district.
The DDC while speaking, passed on strict directions to concerned to take strict actions under rules against all those who will be seen indulged in promoting the child labour activity in the district.
Among others present during the meeting are SSP Doda Mumtaz Ahmed, ADC Doda Kishori Lal Sharma,PO ICDS Doda Shahida Parveen,CEO Tariq Hussain,CMO Dr Yaqoob Mir, DSWO Doda Zubair Ahmed Lone, DIO Doda Mohd Ashraf Wani, ALC Doda Gansham Das, Coordinator Childline Doda Meenakshi Raina, District Coordinator MSK Humaira Balwan besides other concerned.