A total of 11 child labourers have been rescued in Udupi district since 2015.
According to the information obtained under RTI from the labour officer in Udupi, five child labourers were rescued in 2015, one in 2018, three in 2019 and two in 2020. No child labourer has been rescued till February-end of 2021.
According to the available information, two among the 11 child labourers were directly handed over to their parents while nine were produced before Child Welfare Committee (CWC). As per the CWC order, the rescued children were handed over to their parents.
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Information sought under RTI revealed that convictions have happened in all 11 cases.