Children have equal rights as do the adults. However, in countries such as India, many children are abused and not protected. Police force is one agency that is supposed to provide legal protection for juvenile.

Childline Nodal Agency Saint Francis Home Pathankot organized a seminar on Child Care and Protection (J.J.ACT) for the Police Personnel of Pathankot District on 27-2-2016.

Fr. Jose Vallikatt spoke on Child Rights and Protection extensively based on two important acts passed by the Indian Parliament. He elaborated on two major acts namely Juvenile Justice Act (2006) and Protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses (POCSO) act (2015).

Police Pathankote

Sh. R. K Bakshi SSP Pathankot was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Rev Fr. Joseph Puthenpura Director Childline Nodal Agency Saint Francis Home welcomed the guests and participated.

In this address to the participated Sh. Bakshi SSP Pathankot appreciated the efforts taken by the Childline Pathankot to sensitized the Police Personnel about Child Care and Protection act.  This programme was organized to for them because they are the once who handle such cases.


The programme got over with vote of thanks by Miss Nisha coordinator of Childline Nodal  Agency Pathankot. She appreciated and thanked the police department for their cooperation the Childline receives whenever they are in need.