Inspection campaign is being conducted to investigate child laborers in state institutions
A comprehensive inspection drive is being carried out in the state for the eradication of child labor by the labor department of the state government. During child labor inspection, three child laborers below the age of 14 years were found working in the institute located at Raj Food Products, Laxmi Niwas Shiv Mandir, Kadambari Nagar, Durg. Mixing packing was being done by these children. In the inspection drive, inspection was done for the elimination of child laborers in food products by a joint team of labor department officials, women and child development department officers and child help line from Durg district. Acting under the Children Act 1986, a show cause notice has been issued to the Raj Food Products Fort, on finding child labor in this institution. At the same time, the institute has also been warned of strict legal action.
It is noteworthy that Shri Alex Paul Menon, a labor commissioner who has conducted a comprehensive inspection campaign in the state for the eradication of child labor, has instructed all the assistant labor commissioners and labor officers of the state to inspect the institutions and check the child labor.