Corporates told to protect child rights

Corporates told to protect child rights
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He asked corporate companies to take necessary steps for providing all the basic facilities required to run an orphanage home successfully after adopting them.

Khammam: The corporate companies and the business organisations must conduct various programmes for protection of child rights and their implementation as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), said the District Collector D S Lokesh Kumar here on Thursday.
The Collector advised the corporate companies and the business organisations to follow the rules and regulations as per the directions given by the Central government before adopting a child orphanage.

He asked corporate companies to take necessary steps for providing all the basic facilities required to run an orphanage home successfully after adopting them.

To be a part of social development, the children must be given technical education in the orphanages apart from conducting revision classes of their academic subjects, opined the Collector. He advised the companies to conduct training classes for the staff of orphanage home to take proper care of children apart from organising programmes on child adoption by giving a wide publicity, and also on child sexual abuse.

For the all round development of the children, sports and games must be conducted along with cultural activities, said the Collector.
The District Collector asked the companies to take steps for issuing of scholarships to children and funds to orphanage home along with forming a committee with group of experts to look after the welfare of the children.
For further details, the companies can consult the Child Protection Officer of the District T Vidya Chandana or can contact on the mobile numbers of 833296875 or 9959710589, concluded the District Collector.

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