Lakhisarai (Atmanand Singh) As per the instructions of Women and Child Development Corporation, under the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme, a workshop related to POCSO Act was organized in the district headquarters consultation room on the occasion of National Girl Child Day. Before the said program, the mobile van was flagged off by Lakhisarai District Officer Amarendra Kumar. Who will spread publicity related to POCSO as per the fixed calendar in various Panchayats of the district. Thereafter, the program was started by jointly lighting the lamp in the consultation room by the District Officer, District Deputy Development Commissioner, ADM, Senior Deputy Collector, DALSA Secretary, Judicial Judge, District Program Officer, District Project Manager.
In the said program, the District Magistrate was also honored by the District Program Officer and Child Development Project Officer by giving him a tree sapling. The welcome speech was given by the District Program Officer. While the same District Project Manager Manoj Kumar Sinha gave detailed information about the POCSO Act through a presentation. He said that POCSO Act was brought in the year 2012 keeping in mind the complex and sensitive issues related to sexual harassment of children. The main objective of this Act is to protect children from sexual harassment and to provide strict punishment to the accused in such cases. The District Officer said that the purpose of calling the Principal for this workshop is to sensitize all the children about what constitutes good and bad behaviour. Because the child does not know what is right and what is wrong. Tell children about good and bad behavior without any fear or pressure. Organize a workshop with the parents. The District Development Commissioner said that instructions were given to conduct a special class about Good Touch and Bad Touch and give information. According to the micro plan, create awareness about the POCSO Act. The Secretary of DALSA said that the child
Who is it? He said that under the POCSO Act, everyone below the age of 18 years is considered a child. The specialty of this Act is that the guilty person will have to present evidence that he is not guilty. In this Act, child means both boy and girl. Explained what is bad touch and good touch. Touching private parts will be considered under POCSO Act. Principal of JJV told that if any victim is below 18 years then she is considered under POCSO Act, following or touching someone with wrong intention will also be considered as POCSO Act, he told the Principal that change in the behavior of children should be done. Instructions were given to focus on the children. The child is going in the wrong direction through porn and social media, the child does not know that watching this type of video is wrong, so all of us especially the headmaster and teacher have a special responsibility to sensitize the children on these issues. Make..But if a doctor touches the private part during treatment, then it will not be considered under the POCSO Act.
In the end, it was told by the District Program Officer that most of the cases related to POCSO are done by their relatives. Children feel ashamed to tell about this and wonder whether their parents will believe it or not. Therefore, children should be treated friendly, on the spot Child Protection Officer Rupesh Kumar, District Mission Coordinator Prashant Kumar, Principal Assistant Prashant Ranjan, Center Administrator Poonam Kumari, Gender Expert Naveen Kumar, District Coordinator of Udaan Project Arif Hussain, Raj Ankush Sharma, all Child Development Project Officer, College Principal, School Principal and many other officials were present.