No prevention: BOCW Act looking good only on paper?

  • | Wednesday | 11th September, 2019

By Express News ServiceHYDERABAD: Every person working in these sectors are covered under the Buildings and Other Construction Workers’ (BOCW) Act, regardless of their gender. The Act lays down a number of protective and welfare measures for the workers and their children. Further, and most importantly, the Labour Department has no data on the in-state and inter-state migrant labourers working in different parts of the State. The police department, however, is keeping a check on child labour through Operation Muskaan and have rescued hundreds of children from brick kilns. A senior official from the Women and Child Welfare Department said: “If incidents such as these occur at work sites, victims can take it up with local authorities.

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