Source: News Bharati English19 Apr 2017 16:10:33

Kohima, April 19: Nagaland Prohibition of Child Marriage Rules had been drafted which promises to fulfill the children’s needs in terms of building responsible society of Nagaland. Nagaland State Child Protection Employees Association (NSCPEA) drafted the Nagaland Prohibition of Child Marriage Rules for the bright future of the children.

Nagaland State Child Protection Employees Association (NSCPEA) General Secretary, Neinguvoto Krose announced that Nagaland Child Rights Commission Rules 2014, Nagaland Prohibition of Child Marriage Rules 2014 and model guidelines has been drafted and it would put up to the government for cabinet/legislative assembly approval.

 While speaking at the NSCPEA 2nd general session held at Kohima on April 18, Krose said that the service rules drafting committee have also been constituted. “Unless we adopt our own service rules there is no chance of regularization for employees working with Integrated Child Protection Scheme,” he said.

The general session was graced by Nyusietho Nyuthe, Additional Secretary, Department Of Social Welfare as the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, Nyuthe urged upon the members of the Association to be responsible and accountable in serving the society.

“Unless we are responsible and accountable our service will be in vain,” he said and urged upon them to work hard and push the society forward. He said everyone can do and contribute to the society, adding that change will come out automatically through their effort. In order to build a good society, there is the need to take care of children and at the same time asked the members of the Association to be sensitive and dedicated in dealing with the matter of children’s welfare and their protection. He said if the members really put their efforts sincerely then “we can build up beautiful Nagaland.”

 “We have so many potential in Nagaland,” he said adding that the state is blessed with rich natural resources and good environment. “These are gift of God and we need to take care of it,” Nyuthe insisted.