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Category: Child Labour
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Over 70,000 missing children rescued under MHA drive 27.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Over 70,000 missing children rescued under MHA drive
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Radheshyam attends National conference on child labour 27.9.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Radheshyam attends National conference on child labour
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Over 70K kids saved under Op Muskaan: Rajnath Singh 27.9.2017 DNA: Top News
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has rescued over 70,000 children so far under Operation Muskaan, said Home Minister Rajnath Singh. He was speaking at an event where he launched a portal to curb child trafficking. The portal — Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) — was developed by the labour ministry to implement the National Child Labour Project. Singh said that in the last two years, 70,000 children have been rescued. "We are committed to making this country free of child labour, and all must pledge to make India child labour-free by 2022," said the minister. Operation Muskaan, an initiative of the home ministry to rescue and rehabilitate missing and trafficked children, was launched in January 2015. The portal, developed by the labour ministry to curb trafficking, will have a child tracking system, a complaint corner, and will also host a state government official. District nodal officers will also be appointed under the scheme. The portal, a government release said, was ...
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Rajnath Singh launches portal 'PENCIL' to eliminate child labour 27.9.2017 Zee News : States
Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched portal - Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour.
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Rajnath Singh launches portal 'PENCIL' to eliminate child labour 27.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , September 26 : In an endeavour to combat the menace of child labour, trafficking and sexual abuse Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched portal namely 'PENCIL' (Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour) here on Tuesday.
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Shri Rajnath Singh to launch PENCIL Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour tomorrow 26.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Sep 25 : Children are valuable assets for any country who need to be nurtured for the better future of the country.
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Union Home Minister launches Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal 26.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launched the Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour organised by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India here today. The PENCIL is an electronic platform that aims at involving Centre, State, District, Governments, civil society and the general public in achieving the target of child labour free society. Shri Rajnath Singh also launched the Standing Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the enforcement of legal framework against child labour. The SOP is aimed at creating a ready reckoner for trainers, practitioners and monitoring agencies to ensure complete prohibition of child labour and protection of adolescents from hazardous labour ultimately leading to Child Labour Free India.
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‘800 child labourers rescued in three years’ 26.9.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Telangana Home Minister Nayini Narasimha Reddy has said the child labour evil would be eradicated completely only when all children in the school-going age attend school for formal education.Speaking ...
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Union Home Minister launches Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal 26.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launched the Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour organised by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India here today.
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Over 70,000 missing children rescued under MHA drive: Rajnath 26.9.2017 Zee News : States
Addressing a seminar on child and adolescent labour here, the home minister also said the country would try to get rid of child labour by 2022.
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Over 70,000 missing children rescued under MHA drive: Rajnath 26.9.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
More than 70,000 missing children have been rescued in different parts of the country under the home ministry's special initiative, Union minister Rajnath Singh said today.Addressing a seminar on child and adolescent labour here, the home minister also said the country would try to get rid of child labour by 2022."The Home Ministry has launched 'Operation Smile' to locate missing children. More than 70,000 missing children have been rescued till date," he said.The 'Operation Smile' was first launched by the home ministry in January 2015 to rescue and rehabilitate the missing children. Since th
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Shri Rajnath Singh to launch PENCIL Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour tomorrow 25.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Children are valuable assets for any country who need to be nurtured for the better future of the country. The census 2011 showed a substantial decline in child labour as compared to the data of Census 2001
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Velpur continues to be child labour-free 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
Social evil could be eradicated with entire community’s involvement: Ashok Kumar
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VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars 22.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
VOLKSWAGEN-COBALT/EVS (EXCLUSIVE, PIX):EXCLUSIVE-VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars
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28 bonded labourers rescued from KR Nagar 21.9.2017 deccanherald.com
The authorities rescued 28 people, including minors, who were working as bonded labourers in sugar cane fields at Maragowdanahalli village in KR Nagar taluk on Thursday. Ramaiah, of Tondalu village, Hunsur taluk, and his son Ravi have been booked under the Bonded Labour (Abolition) Act, 1976, IPC Section 370 (trafficking of persons) and the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016. They have been remanded in judicial custody. The case was registered at the Saligrama police station. Ramaiah is a contractor for Bannari Amman Sugar Factory. Police said Ramaiah and Ravi had brought the workers from Hunsur (Mysuru district), Koppa (Mandya) and Tiruvannamalai (Tamil Nadu) and forced them to work as bonded labourers, cutting sugar cane and loading it into trucks. The labourers were being periodically shifted to sugar cane plantations throughout Karnataka and Tamil Nadu during the harvest season. They were given advances ranging from Rs 10,000 to Rs 23,000 per family and were promised Rs 240 ...
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Over 40 million people living in slavery worldwide: ILO 21.9.2017 Hindu: Home
About 71% of modern day slaves are women, while 25% are children
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Hyderabad: Six child labourers rescued 21.9.2017 Zee News : States
Police on Wednesday rescued six minor boys who were employed as labourers at a brick-making facility in adjoining Ranga Reddy district and arrested two persons.
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Scholars, activists urge India to act against forced labour 20.9.2017 Hindu: National
On the same day that the International Labour Organisation (ILO) released new global estimates of modern slavery, a group of over 40 activists and academics from different parts of the world have rele...
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Over 40 mn caught in modern slavery, 152 mn in child labour: UN report 20.9.2017 Latest News
The report said that 152 million children, including 64 million girls and 88 million boys, are subject to child labour
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Millions trapped in modern slavery, child labour: UN report 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An estimated 40 million people, mostly women and girls, are trapped in modern slavery and 152 million children are subject to child labour, a UN report has revealed.
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