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  • Smriti Irani calls for making fight against child labour people’s movement

    Published on June 12, 2019

    Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani has called for making fight against child labour a people’s movement or Jan Andolan.

    Speaking at an event to mark the World Day against Child Labour in New Delhi today, Ms Irani said, there is a need to strengthen Child Welfare Committees and formulate training modules for district nodal officers.

    She suggested to ensure that a rescued child gets a healthy environment and is not forced back into labour. The Minister said, the evil of Child Labour can be eliminated only when fight against Child labour becomes a people’s movement. She urged the neighbourhood entities like resident welfare association and market associations to join the campaign.