Ranchi, Feb. 23: Jharkhand Police today signed a fresh MoU with Save the Children, a child rights organisation, and Bharatiya Kisan Sangh to continue with Project Sankalp that aims at rescuing and reconnecting victims of trafficking with the mainstream.
The project, which has met with considerable success after being launched in July last year to eradicate human trafficking, has so far helped rescue around 92 girls from Delhi and other metros.
Addressing a workshop here today, executive office bearer of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh Pramod Kumar Verma said most of the girls rescued in the past six months were from Gumla. The project, he said, identified eight districts Khunti, Ranchi, Lohardaga, Simdega, Pakur, West Singhbum, Gumla and Latehar which were worst affected by the menace.
The project has highlighted the importance of child welfare committees which ought to be given logistics for helping in relocation and rehabilitation of victims, Verma added.
Additional director general of police B.B. Pradhan, lauded the efforts of the NGOs and the police.