Scheme for Welfare of Working Children. Education, Financial Assistance Bihar


Description

This Scheme provides assistance for the holistic development of child workers and potential child workers especially those with none or ineffective family support such as children of slum/pavement dwellers/drug addicts, children living on railway platforms/ along railway lines, children working in shops, dhabas, mechanic shops, children engaged as domestic workers, children whose parents are in jail, children of migrant/sex workers, leprosy patients, etc.

The objective of the Scheme is to provide opportunities for non-formal education and vocational training to working children to facilitate their entry/re-entry into mainstream education in cases where they have either not attended any learning system or where, for some reasons, their education has been discontinued.

The Scheme is run by various voluntary sector and non-governmental organisations are eligible for financial assistance to set up composite centres under this Scheme.

Objective

To provide opportunities for non-formal education and vocational training to working children

Eligibility

Child workers especially those with none or ineffective family support such as children of slum/pavement dwellers/drug addicts, children living on railway platforms/ along railway lines, children working in shops, dhabas, mechanic shops, children engaged as domestic workers, children whose parents are in jail, children of migrant/sex workers, leprosy patients, etc.

Beneficiaries

Children

Benefits

Education, Financial Assistance

How To Apply

Contact to any of the followings:

  1. Approach to Non Governmental Organizatons involved in such schemes with Government Of India.
  2. Contact to Child Development Project Officer of your respective area/District Or
  3. Apply through the Directorate of Social Welfare (DSW) of Bihar

Sponsored By

Central Government of India

Ministry

Department of Social Welfare,Bihar

Date of Launch

Valid Upto

Information is not available

Status

Active

Sector

Child Protection



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