Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Vocational & productivity training to rescued child labourers

Vocational & productivity training to rescued child labourers

24
Apr '08
Government is implementing the National Child Labour Projects (NCLP) Scheme in 250 districts of 20 States of the country.

Under the Scheme, children working in identified hazardous occupations and processes are withdrawn from work and put in Special Schools where they are provided with vocational training, accelerated bridging education, nutrition, stipend and healthcare facilities etc.

In addition, another project, namely INDUS Child Labour Project is being implemented in collaboration with the US Department of Labour since 2004 in 21 Districts of the country. Under the project, vocational training is also being provided to the adolescents in the age group of 14-17 years.

Under the NCLP and INDUS Schemes, 7,214 and 1,914 children have been mainstreamed into regular system respectively in Maharashtra State.

These children have been provided with vocational training under the Schemes. In addition, 17,118 adolescents in the age group of 14-17 years have been provided vocational training under INDUS Project in the State.

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Shri Oscar Fernandes in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

Press Information Bureau Government of India


Must ReadView All

UK international trade secretary Liz Truss (left) and Japan’s foreign minister Motegi Toshimitsu signing the UK–Japan CEPA. Pic: Gov.UK

Textiles | On 23rd Oct 2020

UK, Japan sign economic partnership agreement

The UK and Japan today officially signed the Comprehensive Economic...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 23rd Oct 2020

Design EPRs to back circularity in textile sector: EURATEX

Extended producer responsibility (EPR), which aims at ensuring...

Pic: Shutterstock

Retail | On 23rd Oct 2020

ABG & AR Holdings to grow Forever 21 in Latin America

Authentic Brands Group (ABG) and AR Holdings, a leading retail...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Cooperate and collaborate for greater good

Vidhyaa Shankar. S, A Ganapathi Chettiar

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Anshul Sood, Oceedee

Anshul Sood
Oceedee

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Jos Notermans,

Jos Notermans

SPGPrints is a global provider of integrated solutions for rotary screen...

Wesly Clements,

Wesly Clements

US-based Baldwin Technology Company is a global manufacturer and supplier...

Suresh P Bagrecha,

Suresh P Bagrecha

Komal Texfab, founded in 1981, is into manufacturing of knitted fabrics,...

Alfonso Marra, Klopman

Alfonso Marra
Klopman

It was in 1968 that Klopman introduced the concept of poly/cotton workwear ...

Madison Maxey, Loomia

Madison Maxey
Loomia

Loomia designs and manufactures soft circuit systems that can be produced...

Marcel Alberts, Eurofibers

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Akta Adani, India Boulevard

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Sneha Arora, Label Sneha Arora

Sneha Arora
Label Sneha Arora

Sneha Arora, an alumnus of National Institute of Fashion Technology,...

Aneeth Arora, Péro

Aneeth Arora
Péro

The Woolmark Company has partnered with handmade fashion label Péro and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


October 2020

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search