Bhubaneswar:17/7/17: The Ore Mines & Quarries (OMQ) Division of Tata Steel recently organised an awareness workshop on child abuse titled “Surakshit Bachpan” for school teachers in and around its areas of operation.
The workshop was organised with an objective to sensitise teachers on child abuse and provide a safer environment for children in schools. Mr Waseem Iqbal, Director, Aim for the Awareness of Society (AAs) conducted the workshop.
AAs is an NGO based out of Indore spreading awareness towards diverse social problems like HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infection, drug de-addiction, blood donation, water and sanitation, etc.
In his opening remarks, Mr Pankaj Satija, General Manager (OMQ) said: “Children are the future of tomorrow and we have to make sure that their childhood is happy. This is for the first time that we are conducting a workshop on child abuse. The objective is to sensitise people on this serious issue and to come up with solutions to prevent child abuse. Teachers can be a good medium to channel such information to children and I believe this will be a good learning curve for all of us.”