In order to create public awareness on
child dropouts, to eradicate child labor and to get all the children
back to the schools VCT members took initiative to call for a
meeting with the concern government officials at Vimukti premises.
VCT was also selected as Nodal NGO by Deputy Commissioner (D.C) of
Raichur to make a survey of child dropouts and to give a overall
report of the situation of the entire Manvi taluka. Different
government officials of Manvi Taluka namely, Block Education
officer, BRCs, EO, CDPO, school head masters, Asha workers, AWC’s
teachers, and SDMC members were present for the meeting in order to
draw a strategic plan to work in near future. District child
protection officer inaugurated this programme and while addressing
the gathering he said that there are about 12400 children out of
school due to various reasons. To conclude nearly 42 government
officers took part in this programme.