AWARENESS SEMINAR ON POCSO ACT HELD AT VELAMMAL

AWARENESS SEMINAR ON POCSO ACT HELD AT VELAMMAL

Velammal Main School, Mogappair Campus organized an awareness seminar on POCSO act and corporal punishment held in the school campus on 28th December, 2021.

The purpose of the seminar was to create awareness among the teachers regarding the laws for child protection like POCSO. The seminar commenced with a prayer song
and the honourable Chief Guests Mrs. Shyamala Devi, Deputy Commissioner of Police for crime against women and children and Mrs. Gajalakshmi,
Inspector of Police presided over the seminar.

Mrs. Gajalakshmi  briefed the various laws that are framed for the safety and protection of women and children and sharing different contact numbers for  emergency situations such as  1417, 1098 and 1091 to contact in case of need in school premises for children and women .

All the teachers were made to install Kavalan SOS app in their phones  following a demo call was made from the app in the presence of teachers.
She  shared more facts related to POCSO act and corporal punishment educating the
teachers about crimes and its impact on children and were reminded of their role  in reporting the crime in order to bring progressive changes in the society