Action plan to eliminate child labour soon: Delhi Govt



New Delhi: Delhi Government will soon come out with an action plan to eliminate child labour from the city and provide the vulnerable children shelter, better education and health care facilities.

Delhi Labour Welfare Minister Ramakant Goswami said government will soon chalk out an action plan to provide better services to the marginalised, disabled, neglected and vulnerable children of Delhi, particularly the child labourers.

He said Labour department, department of Women and Child Development and Education Department have decided to work in tandem to provide best facilities to the vulnerable children.

Goswami said government was determined to eliminate child labour from the city and necessary action would be taken in this regard.

He said the action plan will seek to integrate various schemes like National Child Labour Project, Integrated Child Protection Scheme, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan so as to maximise the their impact.

Goswami said a consultation will be organised soon among the stakeholders including NGOs, MCD, Delhi Police, UNICEF to finalise the action plan.

PTI