Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Friday, Jun 19, 2009
ePaper | Mobile/PDA Version
Google



Tamil Nadu
News: ePaper | Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Retail Plus | Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary |

Tamil Nadu - Kancheepuram Printer Friendly Page   Send this Article to a Friend

460 children to get informal education

Staff Reporter

KANCHEEPURAM: A total of 460 children belonging to families that have migrated from different parts of the State to Kattankolathur block for employment in brick kiln units, have been absorbed into the informal education process implemented under the ‘Promoting decent work in brick kiln project.’

A survey conducted by the International Labour Organisation, the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan and the Chengalpattu Area Brick Kiln Manufacturers’ Association (CABMA) has revealed that more than 1,200 families migrated from Madurai, Tirunelveli, Cuddalore and Villupuram districts were employed in 50 brick kiln units in Kattankolathur block and 574 children (in the 6-14 age group) belonged to these families.

Twenty ‘summer education centres’ were opened and 460 children brought under the informal education process.

The remaining children were admitted to regular schools, according to the project coordinator, Chengalpattu, P. Stephen.

Printer friendly page  
Send this article to Friends by E-Mail



Tamil Nadu

News: ePaper | Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Retail Plus | Classifieds | Jobs | Obituary | Updates: Breaking News |


News Update



The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | The Hindu ePaper | Business Line | Business Line ePaper | Sportstar | Frontline | Publications | eBooks | Images | Ergo | Home |

Copyright 2009, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu