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Children put their visions for child friendly safe city

Children put their visions for child friendly safe city

Bhubaneswar, 01/03/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek OS-Logo-Pink-English-300x179Mohanty )- : “I am very much proud of that my city Bhubaneswar, which has been declared as smart city since last one year. But I feel my city is yet to become child friendly as there is no safe drinking water, adequate public toilet, no drain cover”, said Bikas Sahu, a 14-year-old boy of Science Park slum and also a member of Maa Mangala
Child Club.

“We need a child labour-free and abuse-free city. Every children must go to school”, said  Arupriya Moharana, while interacting with child club members at Jayadev Bhawan here today during an exhibition styled ‘Child Friendly Safe City organised by state-level voluntary organisation Centre for Child and Women Development (CCWD) with the help of National foundation for India (NFI).Sisu 1

Speaking on the occasion, secretary of CCWD Sadasiv Swain said, “The city is growing rapidly but some woes of children are matters of concern. Lack of quality education, health facilities, special children’s park and traffic management during school hours. For the promotion of child friendly safe city early child marriage, child
abuse and child labour should be abolished.”

On the occasion, Child Centric Plan and Child Friendly Safe City Demo were inaugurated by freedom fighter Bhabani Charan Pattanayak. Among others noted child novelist Sarat kumar Nayak and HOD (MA in JMC) BJB (Auto) College Dr.Nalini Kumar Patra attended as guests.

In the exhibition, children painted their views through drawing. : Developping Odia News websites

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