Friday, August 9, 2013

Transit Home to shut its door by August

The office of the Deputy Director of Public Instruction(DDPI) situated at Bannimantap has asked Don Bosco Organisation to close the 'Chinnara Thangudhama' (Transit Home) by August 1, meant for taking care of the urban deprived children, transfer them and bring back to mainstream.

In a press release, Distress Call Mission Founder Fr SD Joseph has pressurised government to renew the application considering the future of the children.
Stating under the project more than 55 children are taken back into the main stream of education with an ensured prosperous future and 62 in the age group of 6 to 14 years of various social economic status are being taken care by the organisation, he said its need of the hour government should renew the project considering the future of children.

He further said the house has transformed the lives of nearly 117 children mostly picked from slums, many of them orphans and a few with parents who cannot do proper parenting such as drunkards, destitute mothers.

Don Bosco in 2011 did a survey in all slums and street of the Mysore City and identified 2286 children out of school, of which 372 were girl engaged in various jobs, he stated.

DDPI BK Basavaraju said that Don Bosco's twelve months agreement has come to end, and till government next order children at transit home will be sent to regular schools. Transmit Home, was a novel project introduced by Central Government under Sarva Shikhsha Abhiyaan to bring challenging children to mainstream.

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