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Child Help Desk Opens at Rly Stn

Published: 16th May 2015 06:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2015 06:03 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Secunderabad Division of the South Central Railway in association with NGO Divya Disha (Child Line) opened a child help desk on platform No.1 at Secunderabad railway station by additional divisional railway manager (Operations), Chandrima Roy in the presence of senior divisional security commissioner, Railway Protection Force, Sumati Shandilya and director of Divya Disha Isidore Phillips. The child help desk will provide temporary transit care and protection to a child found on the railway premises or inside trains by RPF, Government Railway Police (GRP), Railway employee, other public or public spirited citizen.

This desk will be manned round-the-clock by the representatives of Divya Disha, an NGO engaged in child protection. Facilities like toys, first-aid and food are provided at this child help desk. Adequate care and protection will be provided to the children in coordination with the Railways till the child is produced before Child Welfare Committee as per the provisions of Juvenile Justice Act.

In order to clear waitlisted and extra rush of passengers, SCR will temporarily augment 10 trains with additional sleeper coaches. The augmentation of coaches will make available 9,936 additional sleeper class berths.

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