Awareness on child protection rights at Mithakhari

Port Blair
27 Dec 2017

An awareness programme on POCSO and J. J. Act was conducted at Panchayat Bhawan Gram Panchayat Mithakhari on Wednesday by District Child Protection Unit (DCPU), South Andaman. Around 40 participants including members of Gram Panchayat Child Protection Committee (GPCPC), Mithakhari constituted under the chairmanship of Pradhan, Mohd. Safiq Gram Panchayat Mithakhari, students and teachers of MES School and Govt. Middle School Ograbraj responsible for CPC participated in the event.
Ms. T. Dharmila, DCPO (SA) and Ms. Suparna Biswas (Legal-cum-Probationer Officer) DCPU (SA) gave details on J.J. Act and POCSO Act where the students were enlightened about the pros and cons of the act. They were inspired to use their rights as well as instructed not to misuse the act. The Pradhan encouraged the students to approach him or any members of GPCPC, Mithakhari in any difficult situation. Pradhan also thanked members of DCPU (S/A) for taking time and enlightening the students on the various children’s rights.