TNPSC Thervupettagam

Home Ministry launches PENCIL

September 27 , 2017 2457 days 1000 0
  • The Home Ministry launched a portal called PENCIL - (Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour) which is developed by the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
  • The portal creates a robust implementing and monitoring mechanism for enforcement of the legislative provisions of National Child Labour Project. (NCLP).
  • National Child Labour Project-NCLP is central sector scheme launched in1988 for rehabilitation of child labour.
  • Since the subject of labour is in the concurrent list, the enforcement of the policy depends on respective state governments.
  • The PENCIL is an electronic platform that aims at involving governments of Centre, State, District, civil society and the general public in achieving the target of child labour free society.
  • The portal has a component of child tracking system and complaint Corner.

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