Convergence Meeting OrganizedSubmitted by bosconrd on Jun 23, 2018 Convergence meeting of NGOs was held at BOSCO Mane, Bangalore on June 13, 2018. Welcoming the gathering, Nagamani, Nodal Coordinator, CHILDLINE, Bangalore, briefed about the purpose of this meeting. Vasudev Sharma, Director, Child Rights Trust, Bangalore, introducing CHILDLINE to the CWC members asked the NGOS to list out and share the issues and problems faced by the NGOs while rescuing children, producing them before CWC and gaps in the functioning of allied systems. The issues and problems listed out were shared with the authorities present. P G Rohit, DGP Training Officer, Bangalore asked the NGOs to intimate the Police Stations while attending cases referred by CHILDLINE and ensure that police officials accompany the teams during rescue operations. CWC ensured support for the CHILDLINE activities.
Fr. Prasad SDB, Director CHILDLINE BOSCO, Bangalore, Fr. Rubin Mathew, Director Railway CHILDLINE, BOSCO Bangalore, Khusi Kushalappa, Enfold, Bangalore, C Venkateshaiah, DWCD, Bangalore, M S Salma, Shishu Mandir, Bangalore, CWC members and thirty team members from CHILDLINE Collaborative organizations were present for the meeting.