Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, May 26: Ruchi Kujur, a member of the State Child Rights Protection Commission, conducted a meeting with office bearers at the Collectorate Auditorium during the second day of her two-day tour program in East Singhbhum district.
The meeting was attended by several key officials, including District Education Officer Nirmala Barelia, District Education Superintendent Nishu Kumari, Deputy Superintendent of Police Virendra Kumar Ram, CDPO Neetu Kumari, District Child Protection Officer Dr. Chanchal Kumari, Regional Education Officer Sarita Kumari, KGBV in-charge Bindu Jha, and CWC member Suruchi Kumari.
During her visit, Ruchi Kujur inspected the KGBV Patamda and Anganwadi centers, reviewing compliance with guidelines, the availability of drinking water, the condition of internal pathways, teacher shortages, and the provision of dresses and nutrition for girl students. Additionally, she assessed the water arrangements in the 9 Kasturba Balika Residential Schools operating in the district and verified the presence of teachers for all subjects.
To combat child labor and substance abuse in mining areas, it was decided to coordinate efforts with the labor superintendent and the police administration, ensuring strict adherence to the law. Ruchi Kujur emphasized her responsibility to facilitate the enrollment of children from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families in private schools.
The District Superintendent of Education was requested to provide a list of private schools and the enrolled BPL children in the district. Swift action was pledged to bring justice to young children affected by incidents within the district. Ruchi Kujur’s commitment to protecting the rights of children and ensuring their well-being remains unwavering as she continues to work towards creating a safe and nurturing environment for all children in East Singhbhum district.