A home for rescued women, men, girls and boys from the clutches of the human traffickers was inaugurated by the IAS on Probation here Dilip Pratap Singh Shekhawat on Thursday.
An 18 room house was inaugurated for this purpose by Shekhawat at Birsa Nagar in Chainpur.
Here in this house christened as ‘Ujjawala Grih’ rescued people of three districts namely Latehar, Garhwa and Latehar will be housed and a kitchen there in this house will cater to their needs of meals.
The state government is determined to contain and curb human trafficking vis a vis rehabilitation of the rescued lot. An NGO Gramin Samaj Kalyan Vikas Manch is to run this house.
Sources said State government’s two departments woman & child development and social security department in collaboration with the Central
government’s woman & child development ministry have taken a joint endeavour to provide the rescued lot dignity and meaning of life.
DC Palamu Shashi Ranjan said, “This Ujjawala Grih has multiple purposes. First it is to house rescued people who are victims of human trafficking. Second it is to build them emotionally strong that all is not lost but a new beginning can be made afresh to lead a normal life”.
Ranjan said, “It has been found that rescued children, women, girls and boys are not welcomed at their respective homes and their parents just do not bother for them the result of which is where to put up such unclaimed rescued ones. This house will be their address.”
The DC said that this house will provide legal assistance to the needy as well and under one roof there will be a concerted and varied facilities for the rescued ones.
Reminded that this house will have all age men, women, girls and boys rescued and as such closeness may trigger other problems like sexual interactions to which DC said, “This aspect will be looked i nto.”