National Child Labour Project

14,139 Telangana children 'caste' away in forced labour

Children from SC/ST communities form the lion’s share of Telangana’s ‘child labour force’ at 51 per cent, OBC children come close second, finds survey by labour department.

published on : 27th June 2019

3,021 child labourers rescued in Tamil Nadu in 2018-19

Under the NCLP, children in the 9-14 age group are rescued and enrolled in the special training centres where they are provided with bridge education, vocational training, mid-ay meal, stipend, health

published on : 25th June 2019

Prosecution, conviction for child labour declines

While the number of prosecutions has come down from 2,481 in 2015 to just 545 in 2018, the number of convictions has also seen a decline from 748 to 581 during the same period.

published on : 15th February 2019