DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 4: The Childline Advisory Board (CAB) of Mon district held a meeting on February 2 under the chairmanship of DC Mon, Thavaseelan K.
Childline Mon is part of a national programme which was launched in Mon in August 2020 to assist, aid and rescue children in distress through a 24×7 toll free No. 1098.
Childline teams on receiving a distress call arrives at the destination within 60 minutes and depending on the case, rehabilitation and constant follow-up on the well-being of the child is provided. Childline reaches out to children from 0-18 years of age and in extreme emergency cases, up to 25 years of age.
Mon Childline team gave a presentation about the basic concept and functioning of the programme and its achievement since inception, which include one child abuse case and support to 28 families during the pandemic.
The Childline team also made an appeal to all the line Departments to help them in their various capacities so as to make the programme more visible and efficient. DC Mon addressed all the issues raised by the team and assured them full cooperation and support to resolve them.
(Page News Service)