Bhubaneswar, 31/12/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : I am unable to provide education to my grandsons & grand daughters as my son passed away five years ago. I am working as a domestic worker. How could I afford huge investment? I could not go to any work due to my old age, said Sukumari Jena, a 60-year-old women residing at Niladri Vihar Slum before the Commissioner of Odisha State Comission for Protection of Child Rights (OSCPCR) in an interface programme organised by Centre for Child and Women Development (CCWD) in collaboration with Actionaid on Saturday.
Another case regarding certificate and pension for his son was presented by Hement Bhoi, a resident of Kalarahanga area.
Not only cases pertaining to education and disability certificate, eighteen other cases regarding school admission, family problem, road crossing and open well were presented before the OSCPCR.
Listening all the problems, OSCPCR chairperson Kasturi Mohapatra said, “All the cases are very heart touching and unique. The commission will take up all the cases.” She also gave some inputs on child safety and security to the participants.
Among others Regional Manger of Action Aid Debabrat Patra, Ghasiram Panda and Dr. Dipti Pattanaik spoke on the occasion. The programme was presided by CCWD secretary Sadasiv Swain. Lastly Bhaskar Pradhan proposed a warm vote of thanks to all.