Awareness Programme on POSCO Act and JJ Act conducted for school children

Publish Date : 25/07/2018

Roing, July 24: The Lower Dibang Valley District, District Child Protection Unit conducted Awareness Programme for School Children on Protection of Child from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012 and Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act 2015 in various school of the District.

The main objectives of the programme were to create awareness on various topics including services, statutory body, Institutional care and Non Institutional Care etc under the JJ Act and POCSO Act. Govt. Sec School, Roing and Govt. Higher Secondary School, Roing, were covered under this programme.

D. Lego, Principal of Higher Secondary, Roing, and Napi Meto, Protection Officer spoke on the occassion. Tulien Dutta imparted Knowledge on POCSO Act 2012. Tokgul Badu (Counsellor) made the children aware about Good Touch and Bad touch & Good secret and Bad Secret along with mentioning about Child helpline no. Jomi Mimi Presented Motivational Videos and highlighted about Child Abuse.

About 500 students & Teaching staff participated in the awareness programme.