By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd May:- The Traders of Chandigarh Traders Association held an Executive Body Meeting today under the President ship of Kamaljit Singh Panchhi, to apprise the Traders Brethrens the Child Labour Act 1986 on employment of Child in Establishments as well as in Houses. This Act prohibits employment of Child Labor below 14 years. The Act calls for several punishments ranging from 3 months to 1 year or fine or both. The repetition of offence is punishable from 6 months to 2 years etc..
This meeting was prompted after a successful meet held by Harjinder Kaur, , Chairperson CCPCR on 18/5/2017 at Snehalaya with members of Chandigarh Beopar Mandal, Members of FOSWAC and our President Kamaljit Singh Panchhi who is also Advisor Chandigarh Beopar Mandal and Advisor FOSWAC.
Feeling encouraged by this genuine Gesture of CCPCR, the Members of Chandigarh Traders Association Sector 17 was apprised of survey being conducted by the Commission. We have assured the commission that our market i.e. 17A and 17B will be child labor free. The pledged to implement this Law in right earnest and guide Traders to be responsive to this Act and help society. LET THERE BE A SLOGAN TO ‘SAY NO TO CHILD LABOUR’ AND “THE CHANDIGARH BE CHILD LABOUR FREE CITY”