In a rescue operation conducted on 8th September 2021 in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, BBA rescued 5 child labourers. The rescue operation conducted in collaboration with the Labour Department, Childline and Police of Guntur rescued the children from different mechanical shops and general stores. The children were working from past 2-3 months and used to earn Rs. 200 on a daily basis.
Two children were found to be below the age of 14 years for which the Labour Department has initiated the FIR registration process. It was also found that two of the children were studying in 7th Standard and 1 child in 9th Standard.
The children have been produced before the CWC and have been sent to a child care institute in Guntur. The CWC has given instructions to DCPU for enrolling the children in schools.