Sri Arun Kumar Jain, Divisional Railway Manager, Hyderabad Division inaugurated Child Help Line Desk at Kacheguda Railway Station today i.e., 29th June, 2018. Dr. Anjaiah Pandiri, Executive, Child Line India Foundation and Sri K. Senthil, Senior Divisional Security Commissioner, Railway Protection Force were also present on the occasion.
The Ministry of Women & Child Development and Ministry of Railways have jointly taken an initiative to ensure Care & Protection, Security and well being of run away, unaccompanied and trafficked children who come in contact with the Railways. Setting up of 24x7 Child Help desk/ Kiosks/Booth is one of the initiatives. These will be manned by CHILDLINE and their partners for receiving, rehabilitating and restoring children.
These Kiosks will help in providing immediate attention to children at railway stations who are found unaccompanied by any adults, runaway, missing, abandoned children in a more systematic and institutionalized manner.