With India's remotest landlocked state Tripura witnessing a construction boom, many school dropouts are brought here to work as migrant labourers to meet the unorganised industry's hunger for cheap labour.
Assistant Labour Commissioner Nasir Khan said the rescued children were taken for medical examination.
NHRC has asked the chief secretaries of all states and the administrators of union territories to file a report about the steps taken to implement the provisions and articles of the United Nation Convention for Right of Child and the Child and Adolescent Labour (Amendment) Act 2016 in their respective jurisdiction in particular, the position of child labour.
In 2020-21, over 58,000 children were rescued across India, rehabilitated and mainstreamed under the National Child Labour Project.
Schools have closed, online education is a luxury and in many cases children are pushed into labour and trafficked due to their financial vulnerability
The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) has stated that strict laws are required to prevent child exploitation
Taj Mahal and Ram Janmbhoomi in Ayodhya have also been identified in NCPCR’s list of religious places for the intervention to combat child labour.
Siddhi Prasad Deuri, a retired doctor of the Assam Medical College and Hospital, had, in an inebriated state, allegedly poured hot water on the boy as he was sleeping in his house.
The Navi Mumbai police on Wednesday conducted a raid at a tyre shop, three eateries and a grocery shop and rescued the children.
He is also hoping that the anti-trafficking bill, which has been passed in the Lok Sabha, will be passed in the Rajya Sabha as well.
The portal will aid coordination between child homes, police departments and state governments.
'It will create data that will show a decrease in human trafficking in India, but it will increase the numbers of child labourers and prostituted children'
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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