Visit of ASCPCR team to Anganwadi centers in Bongaigaon district in July 2017
On July 6th and 7th, 2017 a team of ASCPCR headed by Member DR.NANI GOPAL GOSWAMI, with staff ASCPCR and official of District Social Welfare department Bongaigaon visited Anganwadi centres, schools apart from other places of concern.
The Kasidoba, Chiponsila, Tulungia, Sedamari Pachimgan, Sivbari Repuji, Pub Beltola, Beltoli Simultal, Charpara, Salantaparav Anganwadi centers were visited by the team. It also visited Kasidoba and Sedamari LP school.
- During the visit of the commission the daily Nutrition list was not found to be hanging the wall.
- It was found that there was no safe drinking water facility in this centre.
- Medical kit was also not found in the centre.
- Fire extinguishers were also not found in the Centre.
- During the visit of the commission 2 numbers of Childs were Present.
- During the visit of the commission did not find any especially abled child in the centre.
- Toilet facility was available, but did not find Baby Friendly toilet in the centre.
- Play materials were not use in the centre.
- Kitchen was not to be separate in the centre.
- It was informed that area supervisor was visit to the centre last of May 2017.
# ABHAYAPURI NEW RESIDENTIAL SPECIAL TRAINING CENTRE
On 6th July 2017 at around 1.00 pm, team of Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights along with District Social Welfare Officer I/C and DCPO Bongaigaon visited Abhyapuri new Residential Special Training Centre under Boitamari Educational Block,Abhyapuri Bongaigaon.
OBSERVATION OF THE COMMISSION
# 57 NO KASIDOBA L.P. SCHOOL
On 6th July 2017 at around 10.15 am team of Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights along with District Social Welfare Officer I/C visited to 57 No Kasidoba L.P School, under Bongaigaon Educational block Kasidoba .
The visiting team focused on various issues related to the safety and well-being of children in the Anganwadi centres, and found that in some of them no food was being made available to the children, while in those where food was given, it was not nutritious enough. No food menu list was displayed on the walls, while there was lack of clean drinking water in almost all the centres. In some no proper kitchen was maintained to cook meals, while most of them lacked fire extinguishers and medical kits. Play space and toys were also not adequate.
In the LP schools visited, the team observed that while there was lack of separate classrooms and safe drinking water in one, the other had no boundary wall. Play grounds were not clean and well maintained, no dustbins and one aso did not have a headmaster for long.