Dist child protection office unit inaugurated

AALO, Aug 22: West Siang DC Swetika Sachan inaugurated the office of the West Siang District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) here on Wednesday, in the presence of CDPO Bahi Koyu and others.
The DCPU, which has been established under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, deals with children in need of care and protection under the Child Welfare Committee, and children/juveniles in conflict with the law under the Juvenile Justice Board.
The DC advised the officers and officials of the department to perform their duties related to children with dedication “as it deals with vulnerable section of the society.”
She also inspected the Aalo East and the Aalo West CDPO offices, and interacted with anganwadi workers. Commending the department for properly implementing the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana and other schemes, the DC directed the CDPOs to “identify a few anganwadi centres as model anganwadi centres,” and assured to provide support in making the anganwadi centres “vibrant and attractive.” (DIPRO)