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Top 10 states in terms of Children Rescued/ Withdrawn from Work, Rehabilitated and Mainstreamed under National Child Labour Project Scheme in 2016-17

June 12, 2019 Author : OGD PMU Team

The top 10 states in terms of children rescued/ withdrawn from work, rehabilitated and mainstreamed under National Child Labour Project (NCLP) Scheme in 2016-17 were West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Punjab.

The number of children rescued/ withdrawn from work, rehabilitated and mainstreamed under NCLP scheme was 13973 from West Bengal during 2016-17, up by 150 basis points against 13763 during 2015-16. Whereas it was down by -38.5% in West Bengal during 2015-16 in comparison to 2014-15 from 22361 children. We have seen decline of -40.6% in children rescued/ withdrawn from work, rehabilitated and mainstreamed under NCLP scheme from Madhya Pradesh during 2016-17 versus -5.2% in 2015-16. The number of children rescued/ withdrawn from work, rehabilitated and mainstreamed under NCLP scheme from Madhya Pradesh during 2014-15 to 2016-17 was 7879, 7472 and 4442 respectively. There were 16277, 0 and 3066 children rescued/ withdrawn from work, rehabilitated and mainstreamed under NCLP scheme from Uttar Pradesh during 2014-15 to 2016-17 respectively.

During 2016-17, the number of children rescued/ withdrawn from work, rehabilitated and mainstreamed under NCLP scheme was 2850, 1692, 1431, 814, 681, 630 and 592 from Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Punjab respectively. Annual growth of -30.3%, -22.3%, -20.9%, 13.7%, -65.7%, -92.6% and -32.7% has been observed in children rescued/ withdrawn from work, rehabilitated and mainstreamed under NCLP scheme from Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Punjab respectively in 2016-17 above 2015-16.

Note: Source: RAJYA SABHA SESSION – 245 UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 560.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/resources/state-wise-number-children-rescued-withdrawn-work-rehabilitated-and-mainstreamed-under-0

Resource Title: State-wise Number of Children Rescued/ Withdrawn from Work, Rehabilitated and Mainstreamed under National Child Labour Project (NCLP) Scheme during 2014-15 to 2016-17 (From: Ministry of Labour and Employment)

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Source: Rajya Sabha
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