DC takes note of non-registration of FIRs in child marriage cases

DC takes note of non-registration of FIRs in child marriage cases

Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner (DC) D. Randeep directed officials to constitute teams at district, taluk and village levels and assign tasks to them in order to curb child marriages.

Chairing a progress review meeting of Women & Child Welfare Department Committees, DC Randeep expressed disappointment over non-registration of FIRs in Child Marriage cases.

Stressing on the need for a perfect co-ordination among all stake holders in the prevention of child marriages, he said that  quarterly meetings of the committees must be held to check this evil practise.

Pointing out that meetings at the Tahsildar level will help in finding a solution to this social menace, the DC underlined the role of Child Development  Project Officers in the prevention of child marriages.

Asking the officials to trace places where children are employed, the DC asked the officials to convince the children to get admitted in schools and also to educate the shop owners against engaging children for work.

The DC directed the officials to cancel the Trade Licenses of owners of such shop if they continue to employ children even after sensitisation programmes.

Women and Child Welfare Department Deputy Director K. Radha, District Women Development Officer K. Padma,  Children Welfare Committee  President Sheela Khare, MCC Additional Commissioner Raju, DDPI H.R. Basappa and others were present.

July 14, 2017

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