Government sensitive over providing education to ‘daughters ‘: Hemant Soren

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Friday said that his government was serious and sensitive over providing education to the daughters of the state.
In an interaction with child reporters he said that when a girl becomes educated than the future generation also becomes empowered. He said that in the syllabus of the children they should be also taught about child labour and labour laws so that apart from the children their parents can also become aware of the laws.
He said that due to poverty many parents sell their children which was unfortunate. He said that the government has framed laws as per which child marriages and child labour were a crime. The Chief Minister said that his government wanted to take out the poor from poverty so that such social crime can be prevented.
Hemant Soren said that apart from education the government was also working for the skill development of the children so that they can easily get jobs as after completing education finding a job is a big challenge. He said that when the youth are not able to get jobs after completing the education they go into depression however when their hands would be skilled they would able to get jobs. The Chief Minister suggested the child reporters of the UNICEF to come out with a magazine and assured that the school education and literacy department will work to take the thought of the child reporters to other children.
He said that the concept of Child reporters was a good one and challenges before them are also not easy. He said that due to the lockdown the children too had to face lots of problems and the government was thinking of ways and means to solve their problems. He pointed that syllabus of the children has been reduced. Further he pointed that the state government was working to provide quality education to the children.
The Child reporters apprised the Chief Minister regarding the works done by them during the Corona crisis, steps taken to prevent child marriages, steps taken to rescue children from bonded labour etc.
UNICEF is running the Child reporters programme since 2009. This year more than 550 child reporters from five blocks of Ranchi have been provided training over child rights.

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