Child Rights panel stresses on value-based education
RAIPUR: Expressing concern over the issues of cruelty
towards children and their struggle with law and on the increasing number of
sexual offences against them, the Chhattisgarh State Child Rights Protection
Commission gave emphasise on adopting moral and value based education for
resolving these problem.
Chairperson of the commission Shatabdi Subodh Pandey
on Monday submitted the annual report for the year 2013-14 to chief minister Dr
Raman Singh at his residence. The chief minister, while appreciating the works
of the commission, gave assurance to implement the recommendations in the
annual report. Formed in the state in 2010, the commission has been submitting
its third annual report to the chief minister.
Pandey discussed with the chief minister on the status
of sexual exploitation of children and the consolidated figures given in the
report. Information about the main activities of the commission and 13 major
programmes, the commission’s representation in national programmes, efforts
made for monitoring of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012
and the status of district-wise figures of cases registered under this rule
since the implementation of this Act in the state, until March 31, 2014, have
been published in it.
In its special recommendations, the commission
included immediate filling of vacant posts under the consolidated child
protection scheme, to increase sensitivity towards children in the training of
police department, to start well-organised paternalism programme in government
schools and deliberation on prevention of child-trafficking in Jashpur and
The commission expressed concern over the danger from
stray cattle to children. In the report, while including the 21 recommendations
made last year and the action taken by the department, gave details of the 8
cases disposed of it during the reported period.
Member of the Commission Ramesh Kumar Rajput,
Parmanand Deshmukh, Pradip Kaushik, Uma Bharti Saraf, Sharad Shrivastava and
secretary Pratik Khare were present on the occasion.