Protecting the Rights of the Children living in and around the Sealdah station

Division Unit :
CINI Kolkata Unit
Coverage :
Sealdah station and the areas in and around the Sealdah station, namely-Koley market, Moulali, Sisir market and Bowbazar
Donor :
Railway Children UK
Start date :
June 2008
End date :
May 2011

The objective of the program is to provide shelter, protection, nutrition, health care, psychosocial care and education to 2000 children (0-18 years) within the project period, To facilitate the mainstreaming and reunification of 50% of children living around Sealdah station each year, to network with government and non-government institutions to ensure that every child has access to education and To build the capacity and mobilize the community which includes a wide range of stakeholders (adolescents, parents, platform and street dwellers, community influencers, venders, porters, greengrocers, van pullers, Railway Protection Force, GRPS, railways and the passengers) to shoulder the responsibility of making Sealdah station a child friendly station.