Chirang District  Administration Launches ‘Alok Yatra’ For Destitute Children 

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Kajalgaon (Chirang), April 2: The Chirang district administration on Saturday launched an exposure tour programme named “Alok Yatra- In search of light” for destitute children in the district.

The Alok Yatra, which was launched for two-day from April 2 to April 3, 2022 was flagged off by Deputy Commissioner, Chirang, Narendra Kumar Shah in the presence of Rahul Gupta, Additional Deputy Commissioner and in-charge Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil), Bijni at the premises of Chirang Deputy commissioner’s office at Kajalgaon.

The exposure tour was organised by Chirang district administration in collaboration with the District Child Protection office with an aim at giving exposure tour to the children residing in various child care institutions registered under Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015 of the district.

The team comprised of a total 80 children from four child care institutions of Chirang district like Nichima Orphanage Home Society of Koilamoila, Ratnapeet Sewa Samiti of Chapaguri, Child Care and Protection Centre of Hasraobari, Kripalaya Hahnen Girls’ Home of Simalguri will tour Guwahati and visit Planetarium, Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra, Regional Science Centre and State Zoo. The team was led by three executive magistrates and district child protection officer under the supervision of Bijni Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil) Rahul Gupta.

Deputy Commissioner Narendra Kumar Shah informed that district administration had taken an exposure tour with the intention of stabilizing the minds and building knowledge of children, especially of the orphans and some children of the district rescued from states like Sikkim last year.