CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (CCPCR) began a week-long internship program for postgraduate college students from the University Institute of Legal Research, Panjab University, and other universities at the convention corridor, Snehalaya, Maloya, Chandigarh.
The interactive session changed into held underneath the chairpersonship of Harjinder Kaur, chairperson, CCPCR, wherein Mahavir Singh, member secretary, State Legal Services Authority (SLSA), Chandigarh, Sangita Vardhan, ex-officio member CCPCR-cum-chairperson, Child Welfare Committee (CWC), Chandigarh, Chanchal Singh, Right To Education (RTE) representative, CCPCR and Kartar Singh, regulation officer, CCPCR, additionally participated. The event saw participation from fifty-three college students. Harjinder Kaur briefed the interns approximately the running of the commission and its activities. The interns have been additionally instructed about child rights and how they might get worried about the activities of the fee.
Sangita Vardhan informed the collection about infant rescues and rehabilitation of youngsters and the function of commission and CWC in it. Interns also raised questions related to legal rights all through child rescue.
Mahavir Singh of SLSA highlighted the numerous acts associated with kids, i.E. POCSO, JJ, and RTE Act, and their effective implementation for the safety of children. While speaking to me approximately the challenges in the training of children, Chanchal Singh, RTE consultant, apprised the gathering of approximately diverse projects of presidency below the RTE Act. He also targeted economically weaker sections admissions and the distance among the center and secondary school students. The interns may be exploring diverse themes related to infant protection like mental fitness, education, and personal care for the duration of their stint. Download The Times of India News App for Latest City.
Commemorating the ‘spirit of giving’ on World Blood Donor Day and continuing their pressure to unfold attention approximately organ donation, Regional Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation (ROTTO), Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI), prepared organ donation attention & pledging camp along with the voluntary blood donation camp at Punjab Raj Bhawan on Friday. The camp obtained an enthusiastic response, with 33 volunteers pledging for organ donation. V P Singh Badnore, governor, Punjab, and Administrator, UT Chandigarh, visited the camp, interacted with donors in addition to the crew from PGI, and lauded the efforts.
Prof Vipin Koushal, appearing scientific superintendent PGI stated, “Through these camps, we need to build cognizance and an advantageous mindset towards this noble and healthful exercise of organ donation. With political will, this initiative may have an incredible cascading effect and could help us garner sufficient traction for a reason.”
Commending the synergy among blood financial institutions and ROTTO for selling the motive of blood donation and organ pledging, Prof R R Sharma, head, branch of transfusion remedy, PGI, stated, “I suppose, it is a extraordinary idea to have organ donation pledging counter alongside the voluntary blood donation camps as it’s miles a great deal easier to sensitize blood donors about the motive who’re already driven by using passion and commitment to ‘live beyond oneself. Whether it’s far blood donation or organ pledging, the stop goal is to provide a present of lifestyles and be the purpose of a smile to many faces.” Rakesh Sangar, president, Shri Shiv Kanwar Mahasangh Charitable Trust, the NGO that partnered the Camp, expressing comparable emotions, stated, “Community carrier is the core mandate of our NGO, and there cannot be a better carrier to humanity than saving a few one’s life thru blood or organ donation.”