NATIONAL CHILD LABOUR PROJECT IN TAMIL NADU

The National Child Labour Projects are functioning in following Districts in Tamil Nadu  

 

Coimbatore Dharmapuri  Pudukottai 
Salem Thoothukudi Thirunelveli
Trichy Vellore Virudhunagar
Chennai Erode Dindigul

SALIENT FEATURES OF NCLP  

  • 20017 children are enrolled in 422 special schools  

  • 21352 children have been mainstreamed since 1996  

  • 7650 health camps have been conducted since 1995

  • 893 self help groups have been formed for the mothers of the child labour families

  • 10320 awareness programmes have been conducted since 1995  

  • Nutritious meal is provided to the children of the special schools in all the project 

  •            societies.

  • Stipend of Rs.100/-p.m. has been given to each children in the project societies.  

  • Free bus passes and uniforms are also provided to special school children.  

  • Vocational Training is imparted to the special school children.  

Highlights

Metric melas are also conducted in Vellore district and so far 100 melas have been conducted in various villages to improve the arithmetic skills through  games. 

Regular holiday camps are organized in Coimbatore district.

Selvi. Ramalakshmi, a student of NCLP (ILO-IPEC) special school at Sivakasi was selected as Young Scientist for International Level Conference. The Research Report of Selvi.Ramalakshmi on Procedure on food was selected and placed before National Level conference held at Mysore from 27.12.2002 to 31.12.2002 and the report was selected as Best Research Report. 

The President of India, Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam had appreciated the NCLP.

A three day congress of rehabilitated child labour was organized by the NCLP  Coimbatore in 2002 for 1500 children from all the NCLP projects

The special school children are honoured in the Childrens Day, Republic Day, Independence Day celebrations at the District Headquarters

Several meetings have been conducted with the employers associations, Trade unions and employees not to employ child labour .

The system of Nilapalli has been established and it is conducted once in a month for sensitizing the community against the system of child labour.

Employers Associations in Coimbatore district have been approached for formation of consortium of employers associations for the elimination of child labour in the district/industries concerned.

In Pudukottai District, one mother group (Erukkumani patti) was provided a  Granite Quarry at Rapoosal village for 5 years.

 

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NCLP- SOCIETY FOR MONITORING & IMPLEMENTATION OF CHILD LABOUR ELIMINATION (SMILE)

SALEM

       The Child Labour Project is functioning from 1995-96

       7947 children were identified as child labourers by SSA survey

       40 Special Schools are run  for the child labourers

       2090 children were enrolled  in the special schools

       826 children were mainstreamed into formal schools

       80 health camps were conducted for the  benefit of the child labourers

      25 Self Help Groups were formed.

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NCLP- KOVAI CHILD LABOUR ABOLITION SUPPORT SOCIETY (KOVAI CLASS)

        COIMBATORE

      The Child Labour Project is functioning from 1995-96

      2575 children were identified as child labourers by SSA survey

      40 Special Schools are run  for the child labourers

      1715 children were enrolled  in the special schools

      848 children were mainstreamed into formal schools

      918 health camps were conducted for the  benefit of the child labourers

      312 Self Help Groups were formed.

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NCLP  

DHARMAPURI

       The Child Labour Project is functioning from 1995-96

       10126 children were identified as child labourers by SSA survey

       50 Special Schools are run  for the child labourers

       2459 children were enrolled  in the special schools

       471 children were mainstreamed into formal schools

       64 health camps were conducted for the  benefit of the child labourers

      20 Self Help Groups were formed.

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NCLP CHILD LABOUR PROJECT SOCIETY (CLPS)

PUDUKOTTAI

      The Child Labour Project is functioning from 1995-96

      35 Special Schools are run  for the child labourers

      1745 children were enrolled  in the special schools

      428 children were mainstreamed into formal schools

      62 health camps were conducted for the  benefit of the child labourers

      41 Self Help Groups were formed.

 

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 NCLP CHILD LABOUR ELIMINATION AND EFFECTIVE REHABILITATION SOCIETY (CHEERS)

TIRUCHIRAPALLI

      The Child Labour Project is functioning from 1995-96

      1485 children were identified as child labourers by SSA survey

        30 Special Schools are run  for the child labourers

        1502 children were enrolled  in the special schools

        1050 children were mainstreamed into formal schools

        56 health camps were conducted for the  benefit of the child labourers

        69 Self Help Groups were formed.

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NCLP

TUTICORIN

      The Child Labour Project is functioning from 1995-96

        2655 children were identified as child labourers by SSA survey

 

      60 Special Schools are run  for the child labourers

      3000 children were enrolled  in the special schools

        240 children were mainstreamed into formal schools

        13 health camps were conducted for the  benefit of the child labourers

        33 Self Help Groups were formed.

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NCLP CHILD LABOUR ABOLITION SUPPORT SCHEME

VELLORE

       The Child Labour Project is functioning from 1995-96

        4204 children were identified as child labourers by SSA survey

        60 Special Schools are run  for the child labourers

        3000 children were enrolled  in the special schools

        817 children were mainstreamed into formal schools

        424 health camps were conducted for the  benefit of the child labourers

        182 Self Help Groups were formed.

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NCLP

VIRUDHUNAGAR

       The Child Labour Project is functioning from 1995-96

        6998 children were identified as child labourers by SSA survey

        83 Special Schools are run  for the child labourers

        3824 children were enrolled  in the special schools

        636 children were mainstreamed into formal schools

        148 health camps were conducted for the  benefit of the child labourers

        140 Self Help Groups were formed.

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NCLP

TIRUNELVELI

       The Child Labour Project is functioning from 2000

        4500 children were identified as child labourers by SSA survey

        68 Special Schools are run  for the child labourers

        2475 children were enrolled  in the special schools

        1053 children were mainstreamed into formal schools

        36 health camps were conducted for the  benefit of the child labourers

        125 Self Help Groups were formed.

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NCLP

CHENNAI, ERODE, DINDIGUL

       NCLP has been sanctioned in 2003

        Work is in progress

 

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