Operation Smile-9 Special drive from January 01 to 31 – Sircilla

On 03.01.2023, at the District Police Office on the orders of the District SP Rahul Hegde IPS, the Operation Smile Police Team, Child Welfare Committee, Labor Department, Education Department District about the duties and plans of various departments on the activities to be carried out well in the operation of Operation Smile-9 phase which will be conducted from January 1st to 31st, a review meeting was held with the Child Protection Department and officials of various departments.

In this regard the Additional SP said that, missing children under the age of 0-18 years, various types of child laborers working in grocery shops, mechanic shops, hotels and abandoned children begging on the street, children working as child laborers, if any such children are identified, then their parents are counseled and handed over or sent to a state home. He said that criminal cases will be registered against anyone who engages in forced begging and begging with small children. Complete human development is possible only through the protection of children’s rights, and for that purpose, the additional SP directed the authorities to take measures to eradicate the system of child labor which has not been properly planned. If seen, dial 100 or inform the police. In Sircilla and Vemulawada subdivisions. He said that a team of four constables including the SI has been formed and the officials of various departments have been advised to jointly conduct Operation Smile and carry out their duties strictly to eradicate child labour. The SP said that every department should jointly perform their duties and eradicate the child labor system in the district. It is advised that everyone should do their duty so that the children do not get ostracized and put smiles on their faces. SI Srinivas, Premdeep District Sankshema Officer Lakshmirajam, Members – Purnachandram, She team staff participated in this program.