Hry making efforts to bring out of school children back to edu system

category Regional, chandigarh, , tags Regional, chandigarh, , DW BUREAU Chandigarh Haryana Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal directed the officers of Labour, Education, Women and Child Development and Social Justice and Empowerment Department to submit a current status report of implementation of standard operating procedure (SOP) of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) for implementation of provisions of section 12 (1) ( c ) of RTE Act , 2009. While presiding over the meeting regarding issues of Out of School Children (OOSC) here today, the Chief Secretary directed the officers to submit the status report of steps taken for ensuring continuation of education of children in school and to share the status with the Commission as well. It was apprised in the meeting that 1575 children in street situations have been identified in Haryana, out of which 787 have been enrolled in various schools in the state, while document preparation process and linking the rest of the children with state government schemes is underway. Sh. Kaushal said that nodal officers appointed in the districts should identify those children who are not attending and have dropped out of schools in the state. The officers were also directed to make efforts to bring out-of-school children back to the education system. Besides this, the officers should also ensure that migration certificates are issued to those children who are moving away from the place of their education. Sh. Kaushal further directed the officers to upload the district wise current status of Out of School Children including disabled, home-schooling children, children in streets situations, into child labour, in unmapped madrasas and migrant children and children who have lost both or single parent during COVID pandemic on Baalswaraj Portal of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) latest by January 28, 2023. Besides this, the concerned Departments should also have to upload the current status of children enrolled in private schools but have not been provided benefits under Section 12 (1) (c) of RTE Act and children enrolled in government schools. Sh. Kaushal further directed the officers to share the current status of number of open shelters in the state, children in street situations enrolled in schools after identification, children and their families in street situations given counseling, children in street situations for whom health screenings have been done, engaged in child labor, child begging, placed in institutional care and children linked with schemes of the Central and State Government. Additional Chief Secretary, School Education Department, Sh. Mahavir Singh, Director, Women Child Development, Ms. Monica Malik and other senior officers were present in the meeting. Government to prepare new state lane driving SOP Haryana Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal directed the officers of Transport Department to prepare a new state lane driving standard operating procedure (SOP) for implementing lane driving on Highways and to ensure compliance with the SOP. While presiding over a meeting of all stakeholder departments to review the Road Safety efforts in the state here today, he said that the department should also educate and sensitise people to strictly follow the lane driving in order to avoid fatal accidents. Kaushal reviewed the improvement of road accident prone points, installation of equipment like speed breakers rumble strips, sign boards, road markings, cat eyes, delineators and black spots etc. (editor


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