June 17, 2009

Seminar on Child Labour Organised in KMV College Jalandhar

District and Sessions Judge Jalandhar ,Gurdev Dingh was the chief guest at a seminar held at Kanya Maha Vidyalaya Jalandhar ( KMV College ) on the topic of Child Labour. He directed the labour department to be remain alert and make regular checks and conduct raids. He informed that as per the provisiond of Child Labour Act 1986 , employing children below the age of 14 years was illegal and only light work can be given to those between 14 and 18 years of age.There is a provision of imprisonment for 1 year and or a penalty of Rs.10000/- on infringement of the law.

Other worthy participants in the seminar were Gurmit Kaur, Secretary District Legal Services SS Sachdeva , Advocate ; Inderjit Singh, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Surinder Seth ; Prof. Subhash Sharma, Head of Law Department , Regional Centre, Jalandhar ; Jagan Nath
and Charanjit Singh, Assistant District Attorney ( Legal Services ) .

Principal KMV College Atima Sharma thanked the worthy speakers for providing most valuable information and guidance.

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