Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 – 10:00am
Venue: Karnataka- Dharwad
On 8-12-2015, CIVIC Bangalore, Child Rights Trust(CRT) jointly organised Awareness programmes in Dharwad district
on the mechanisms setup to check the dropout of school children in the state. The programme was attended the organisations of Karnataka Child Rights Observatory(KCRO) network from the Dharward division. Smt. Kathyayini Chamaraj, Shri. Vasudeva Sharma, Shri. Venkatesh and other activists shared about the establishment of “Attendence Authority” which shall take action even if child is absent for a week without valid reason and alert the govt machinery to bring back the child to school by involving the parents. The Awareness programme also emphasised the organisations to collect data of dropped out children and cross verify with the local schools.