On 9th September 2021, 10 child labourers were rescued by BBA from a Blazer stitching factory in Ludhiana Punjab. The rescue operation was conducted jointly by Labour Department, Naib Tehsildar, DCPU, Health Department, Education Department, Police, Child line, Deputy Directors Factories and BBA team.
The children were found to be working in the factory for more than 10 hours on a daily basis and were involved in the stitching of blazers. All hildren belong to Sharanpur district of UP.
The children have been produced before the Child Welfare Committee and further counseling has been initiated. The process of FIR registration is under process. Daily Diary Entry has been done.
A meeting was also conducted with the Assistant Labour Commissioner of Ludhiana where key points regarding the rehabilitation of children were discussed.