A one-day convention on child rights with Bodoland Territorial Council was held at BTCLA auditorium hall, Bodofa Nwgwr in Kokrajhar on Monday.
BTR chief executive member Pramod Boro lit the lamp to inaugurate the programme in the presence of the chairman of the national commission for protection of child rights, Priyank Kanoongo, chairperson of Assam state commission for protection of child rights Dr Sunita Changkakoti, BTCLA speaker Katiram Boro.
Nearly 100 participants from different five districts of Bodoland Territorial Region participated in the event which is included officials from education, health, and social welfare departments, NGO members, ICDS supervisors, members of the juvenile justice board, child welfare committee etc.
The programme was organised by the national commission for the protection of child rights in association with the Assam state commission for the protection of child rights to create awareness of the protection of child rights and build up an integrated environment to check and stop human trafficking issues in the region.
The convention thoroughly discussed the protection of child rights and building up healthy nutrition besides emphasizing to make child education and stopping child trafficking as well as child labour in society.
Chairman of NCPCR Kanoongo told that the NCPCR has been stepping to render welfare services for the child fraternities across the country and prepared necessary strategies to check the child trafficking and stopping of sexual abusive incidents.
BTR CEM Pramod Boro has lauded the organisers for carrying out the convention to discuss and review the protection of child rights in Bodoland region districts.
He said that the BTR government is committed to working for the welfare and protection of child rights besides initiating to stop child trafficking and sexual abuse cases.
He has emphasised that the protection of child rights must prevail and child trafficking in any situation must be stopped across the region to make an integrated environment. He said that the BTR government is working dedicatedly towards the uplift and development of child rights with necessary strategies to provide health education as well as social integration.
BTR executive member for the Social welfare department, Gautam Das said that the BTR government and Social welfare department is jointly stepping to extend welfare services for the protection of child rights and building up a strict step to stop human as well child labour.
” It was a glad moment to attend the one-day convention on child tight in BTR organised by the National Convention for Protection of Child Rights in collaboration with Assam state commission for protection of child rights (ASCPCR). Our children are our future & their rights should take precedence always & every time. It’s the mission of our BTR Govt. to ensure every child’s holistic & all-around development. All organisations including placement agencies in every metro, city & town, especially in New Delhi, should scrupulously follow child rights rules & not employ minors”, Boro added.
Among others, NCPCR member secretary Rupali Banerjee Singh, BTR executive members Reoreoa Narzihary, Wilson Hasda, and Ghanashyam Das were prominent attendees on occasion.