The department of Social Work, Kristu Jayanti College held a special lecture on the current issues of children on 28th April, 2016 at 11 a.m. The resource person was Fr. Edward Thomas, coordinator, Dream India Network, Bangalore
The session commenced with a prayer song by the Department Choir. Ms. Wortim Yulhung Chothe welcomed the gathering with the welcome address. This was followed by the introduction of the speaker by Ms. Marianne M. Varghese.
The resource person began the lecture by stating that opening the mind of a child is an art and went on to highlight the salient features of The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. He also explained the functions of National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights and how they are responsible for monitoring the violations of Child Rights.
Father also discussed on the Integrated Child Protection Scheme and about the organization and functioning of the District Child Protection Unit. Finally, he suggested that the students be informed Social Workers.
The session ended with the Vote of Thanks which was given by Fr.Valentine