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CHILDLINE 1098 Service » News » CHILDLINE @ JJB Meeting

Srinagar: JWB is sole statutory body in the state of Jammu and Kashmir who can deal with the cases of children in need of care and protection under Jammu and Kashmir Juvenile Justice Act 1997. The Director, CHILDLINE Srinagar participated in the Juvenile Welfare Board [JWB] meeting held at Office of Deputy Commissioner on February 23, 2012. This was the first meeting being held in any districts of Kashmir zone [Srinagar] with the initiatives taken by CHILDLINE Srinagar.

CHILDLINE made a presentation about the importance and implementation of Juvenile Justice Act and challenges. The Deputy Commissioner discussed with the members present that all Juvenile cases should be referred to the board for further appropriate action. It was decided that information about children working in hazardous industries will be gathered by CHILDLINE and further action will be taken along with Officers of Education and Labour department.