National Child Labour Project Current Affairs, GK & News

National Child Labour Project

In pursuance with the National Child Labour Policy, the National Child Labour Project was started in 1988 to rehabilitate child labour. The Ministry of Labour, Government of India and US Department of Labour had also developed a project under ILO-IPEC for Prevention & Elimination of Child Labour in identified Hazardous Sectors. This is called “Indo-US ..

World Day Against Child Labour 2021

World Day against Child Labour was observed on June 12 to raise awareness regarding detrimental consequences of the Child Labour. Theme The day was celebrated under theme- ‘Act Now: End Child Labour.’ Child Labour Child labour is always-evolving menace which the world is dealing since ages. Factories and companies across the world employ young children ..

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What is PENCIL Portal?

Union Minister for Labour & Employment informed Lok Sabha that 361 Complaints of Child Labour have been resolved via PENCIL (Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour) Portal (pencil.gov.in). About PENCIL Portal It is a separate online portal Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) launched on 26 September 2017 to ensure ..

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India ratifies Two Fundamental Global Conventions to combat Child Labour

India has ratified two key global conventions for combating child labour as a step towards creating full respect for fundamental rights at work. Salient Highlights India has deposited the instruments of ratification of the two fundamental ILO Conventions with the International Labour Office (ILO). The two key conventions are related to the elimination of child labour- the Minimum Age Convention, 1973 ..

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