Even though the number of female workers is low,
the absolute number of migrant female workers was nearly
7.6 million in 2011-12. Their children are in need of a
nurturing environment ...

-CONSULTATION-


Regional Consultation was organised at Bangalore on 4th Oct 2019, at The Capitol Hotel, No.3 Raj Bhavan Road, Bangalore-560001 to discuss with all stakeholders (labour welfare board, developers, CSOs and CSR partners) about early childhood development for children at construction sites.


-OBJECTIVE OF THE CONSULTATION-

The objective of the consultation is the provisioning of an enabling and nurturing environment for children of construction workers in Karnataka

•  To draw attention towards the favourable environment by highlighting key role of developers in providing childcare provisions at construction sites

•   To influence key stakeholders (labour welfare board, developers, CSOs and CSR partners) around best practice day-care models operating at construction sites of Bangalore

•   To talk about available opportunities in the market to take up Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) initiatives by CSOs through donors and CSR


CHIEF GUESTS OF THE MEETING

  • Mrs. K.Leelavathi IAS, Director, ICPS ( Integrated Child Protection Scheme)
  • Mr. Anthony Sebastian, Chairperson, KSCPCR (Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights)


PANELISTS OF THE MEETING

  • Mr. Anshul Bhargava, Chief People Officer, PNB Housing Finance Limited,
  • Mr. Anil Nayak, CEO, CREDAI Karnataka,
  • Mr. Dhanashekar, General Secretary, Central union construction worker, Bangalore
  • Mr. Ramachandra Murthy, CEO, JMC Projects India Ltd,
  • Dr. Hari, Hombale Constructions and Estates, Pvt. Ltd.


PARTICIPANTS OF THE MEETING

  • Representatives of 40 NGOs from various districts of Karnataka
  • Representatives from Labour Board, Builders & Developers & Media
  • NC3S members
  • Construction workers and their children

 

Discussions with all the participants about the Way forward lead to the following responses, which were grouped into big actions that needs to be taken by respective stakeholders.

ACTIONABLES