GUWAHATI, Sept 7 - The National Law University Assam, Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (ASCPCR) and UNICEF jointly organised a two-day State-level consultation on the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 recently, said a delayed press release here.
The programme was inaugurated by Justice N Chaudhary, judge and member of Juvenile Justice Committee of the Gauhati High Court. In his speech, he emphasised that children are the assets of the nation and their rights as well as interests are to be protected. He also gave an overview of the POCSO Act and how the Act is to be implemented through the co-operation and co-ordination of the various plausible stakeholders mentioned under the POCSO Act.
Other guests of the programme were Runumi Gogoi, Chairperson of ASCPCR and Dr Vijender Kumar, Vice Chancellor, National Law University, Assam.