Government duties against Child Labour

Last updated on Apr 8, 2022

The Central Government has duties to ensure that child labour does not take place and that the provisions of the law are followed. To do this the Government has to:

  • Run public awareness campaigns
  • Use media to spread awareness
  • Promote reporting of child labour
  • Publicly display the law on child labour
  • Include child Labour law in the syllabus of schools
  • Promote training of police, judicial service academies, teachers, Central Labour Service about the child labour law and their role.

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