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Child labour rescued in Kokrajhar

At a time when government has been initiating to stop any form of child labour in the state,a child labour was rescued on Thursday at a Blue Diamond restaurant in Kokrajhar,heart of BTAD administration.The rescued child was working in the restaurant since 25 days at a cheapest wage.

   Based on an information about working of a male child,age nearly 12 years-old at Blue Diamond restaurant near RNB civil hospital in Kokrajhar,the Childline and Labour Officer from Kokrajhar rushed the restaurant and detected the child,who was engaged as labour in the restaurant.The child is class four dropped out, hailed from Nayekgaon area of Kokrajhar district, has been engaged as labour since 25 days back.He was paid Rs.1500/ per month for labour.

 The labour officer and the childline rescued the child and then produced to Child Welfare Committee(CWC),Kokrajhar for necessary mesaures after rescued. The labour officer in Kokrajhar said that they have rescued the child on a working condition,who was deployed as labour,which is anti-child job in a restaurant. ‘We produced the child at CWC and later he was sent to the Social Welfare department for necessary rehabilitation’,the labour officer said.

 Malaya Deka,chairperson of CWC,Kokrajhar said that she got a child,who was rescued from a restaurant in Kokrajhar town. She said that the rescued child would be resend to school under the supersvision of social welfare department.

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