Underlining the need to develop basic infrastructure in tribal hamlets, the Girijana Sangham demanded that a mobile centre be set up in Agency villages to issue Aadhaar cards for tribal children.
A result of higher awareness about such schools among tribals
The children between the ages of five and 17, mostly belonging to tribal families, were being transported to neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, where they were allegedly going to be sold, an official said.
The children would either be sent to a government home or with their families after taking into consideration their safety, said the coordinator.
Forest officer replaces slingshots with sports equipment and books so that birds are saved and tribal children turn into sports champions, writes Sudhir Suryawanshi
They trek for hours & even brave heavy rain to teach their students
When asked for the reason, Sneha says that she lives in a tribal settlement in Anna Nagar, where electricity connection has not been given to many houses.
It is to this children and their parents that a group of social welfare activists, with the help of an NGO, brought hope by launching daily tuition classes at the hamlet.
In a bid to help children whose education hit a roadblock during lockdown, police started programme in 30 hamlets