JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Integrated Child Protection Services (JKICPS) Sunday organised a day-long Induction cum Orientation programme of DCPOs in Jammu for the officials of Child Protection Services of Jammu division.
In his inaugural address Justice Hassnain Masoodi (Chairperson SCOC), who was chief guest on the occasion, stressed on the role of DCPOs in the Juvenile Justice system in coordination with other stakeholders. He stressed upon the participants to work in coordination for restoration of the child rights as guaranteed in the constitution.
He also highlighted the contribution of DC Rajouri, DC Kathua, DCPO Reasi and also Child Welfare Committee Jammu in carrying forward the mission of Juvenile Justice System and stressed on proactive approach on part of all the officers that will expedite the process of elimination of child abuse, child labour, child begging and child trafficking.
Mission Director ICPS and Chairman CRC G.A. Sofi expected that the mechanisms at district level will prove vibrant and stressed on the need of monitoring of institutions and also for providing immediate benefits for sponsorship scheme for children in need of care and protection. He also stressed on Mass Awareness in districts for which funds are already available in districts.
Rajiv Khajuria, members SCOC while speaking stressed on the understanding the nature of work assigned to concerned DCPOs.