According to statistics, India has the highest record of child labour with around 1, 26,66 377 children in employ from five states of India such as Bihar , Uttar Pradesh , Rajasthan Madhya Pradesh and Maharastra etc.
In Dibrugarh district training hall a workshop for print and electronic media people on child labour was held.
The workshop was organized by the Dibrugarh, District Administration in collaboration with UNICEF.
District Information Public Relations Officer Sulakshana Mithi Kachari inaugurated the workshop with a welcome speech.
Noted child worker Monalisha Borah informed about various laws of children’s safety and punishment according to Indian Penal Code.
A documentary by UNESCO on the raid of local wine was shown.
There was also a video conference with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal who reiterated that in Dibrugarh District, child labour should be stopped.
District Police Superintendent Gautam Borah, District Deputy Commissioner Laya Maduri were present on the occasion.