Itanagar

Itanagar: Meeting of the Childline Advisory Board held

During the meeting, various issues pertaining to the functioning of the Childline, Child Welfare Committee etc were discussed by the members of the CAB.

Itanagar
A meeting of the Childline Advisory Board(CAB) was held today in the Conference Hall of the Deputy Commissioner Itanagar Capital Complex Vikram Singh Malik to review the functioning of the Childline and to discuss the activities of the Child Welfare Committee and to suggest measures to enhance their services.
During the meeting, various issues pertaining to the functioning of the Childline, Child Welfare Committee etc were discussed by the members of the CAB.
Kani Nada Maling, Chairperson CWC pointed out the shortcomings that are being faced during rescue operations such as unavailability of vehicle to which the DC assured to look into the matter. The DC also assured that all kind of support would be provided by the District Administration and urged all the stakeholders to work together as a team. He also directed the officers from  the department of Women and Child Development to immediately functionalise the Track Child Portal that would function as a database of all those children who have gone missing.
Earlier, Loanhang Aran, Coordinator Childline Itanagar explained in detail about Childine, its functioning, credo, genesis, history, structure, its nodal agency that is the Childline India Foundation and more specifically about Childline Itanagar.
CHILDLINE is India’s first 24 hour, free emergency phone and outreach service for children in need of care and protection and that any child or concerned adult can dial ‪1098‬ to avail of its emergency assistance. Childline reaches out to children from 0-18years of age and in extreme condition to young adults upto 25 years.
The Childline works for protection of children and if any call is being made to Childline for help, the team tries to reach to the child and provide rehabilitation and constant follow up. In Itanagar Don Bosco Youth Centre is working as a Collaborative Organization for Childline. The Childline Itanagar has attended 1468 cases till August 2019.
Among others, Additional SP Capital Complex Harsh Indora, Urban Health Coordinator Dr. Kabak Tamar, representatives from CWC, Childline, CCI,OJU Naharlagun, APSLSA etc attended the meeting

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